Ravinder Kumar Soni

Gold Star - 27,948 Points (05/04/1944 / Delhi)

The Child Within - Poem by Ravinder Kumar Soni

"I did", the child within me, said,
When I asked -
"Who broke the windowpane? "
There was no guilt in his voice,
He was truthful.
I would still be like him
Had I not matured,
My growing up did me in.
Subjected to varying circumstances
I was no longer my true self.
I did not ask,
Why he broke the windowpane.

Topic(s) of this poem: growing up

Comments about The Child Within by Ravinder Kumar Soni

  • Jason Benefield (9/11/2019 11:58:00 PM)

    Parent, , child. We all have these in our minds. Hark! Dear brother your mind echoes mine. (Report)Reply

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  • Chima Ononogbu (9/11/2019 11:05:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem that triggers reflection. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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