The Lion and The Little Girl!

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She walked with him
On his morning walks.
He was talking of the
Sky, the sun and the clouds.

But she was looking
For sticks and stones,
And running behind,
The baby calves!

Looking for fruits and
Flowers of wild.
Filling her pockets
To the brim.

She had her own questions
All of her own,
Which he patiently
Explained to her.

Why is that and why is this?
How is that and how is this?
Maybe childish but always kind
Full of love and tenderness.

Long time since,
He is no more,
A place I really
Like to go back.

With happy and
Sweet memories
Of care free,
Childhood days.

Birth and death,
Is the cycle of life.
We all fall under it
When we are born.

Although,
You left me long ago,
Your spirit has been,
Always around.

It has been,
A very difficult path.
If not for you,
Would not have survived.

My guiding light,
From birth to death,
Even before and beyond,
Life goes on, on and on.

So many doubtful,
Eyes upon me.
You have given back,
My dignity.

I am so thankful
For your gift.
That will help,
So many many more.

I am most blessed,
To have been
Born to you.

With utmost gratitude,
And,
Deep respect,
I worship you!

-Deepa Nilamani-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Warrior and the Storms!

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In life
We all
Come across
Storms.

Some are big and
Some are small.

Some are harsh
Cold and strong.

Just like the
Wicked with
No hearts at all!

They come
For us to
Fight and win.

To know our strength
And will to go on.

Storms are like
The devil in disguise.

Hiding behind the
Shadows of darkness
It whispers,
“You cannot win”.

The warrior
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“I am
STRONGER than
The storm”!

“I am born to
Lead others
Through the storm”!

-Deepa Nilamani-

 

Flowers Born to Blush unseen!

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A tribute to a wise old gentleman who gave me this elegy with a very deep meaning, long time ago. I was very young then, he said I will understand what it meant later on, and by the time I understood it’s meaning he is long gone. I remember him with Gratitude ❤

“Full many a gem of
Purest ray serene

The dark unfathom’d caves of
Ocean bear:

Full many a flower is
Born to blush unseen,

And waste its sweetness
On the desert air.”

-Thomas Gray-

Balance!

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Life is always
A balance
No matter what.

Good and bad
Happy and sad
Rich and poor
Good health or not.

The moment
Our lives
Goes out of balance
Nature puts it back again.

As nature is always
In balance
So how else can we
Live on mother earth?

As we too are
Part of mother earth
We need to be in balance
At all times.

The moment
We go against
Life pushes us
Back again.

Not knowing
The rules of life
Will bring hard
Lessons to us all!

-Deepa Nilamani-

Time!

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A time to work
A time to play
A time to rest
And sleep!

We need to know
The value of time
As time gone by
Is lost forever!

Time does not
Stop for anyone.

Even though
Sometimes we stop
The clock ticks on
Without a stop.

Moments pass
Days go by
Months and Years
Becomes the past!

Time is precious
So make
The most of it.

Not too slow
And not too fast.
Not behind
Or running against!

Keeping to the beat
At all times!

Is the way that
Leads to a
Happy Life!

-Deepa Nilamani-

Moving On!

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Today
I finally,
Closed the door.

To endless heartache
And pain.

Letting go
Is also painful.
From those whom you,
Deeply care.

But,
There comes,a breaking point,
Where your heart
Can take no more.

If all you get,
Is endless pain,
What else,
Can you do?

If you had to,
Face the same thing,
What do you think,
You would do?

-Deepa Nilamani-