Theme: Burden

Learning

by Kingshuk Chakraborty
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Heavy backpack
Wouldn’t let a child stand straight,
Deformed spine is a change of state!

09-Jul-2013

More By  :  Kingshuk Chakraborty

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Comment Thank you so much, Madhaviji.............it is always a pleasure to get your compliments!

kingshuk
10-Jul-2013 06:20 AM

Comment Well written...filled with word-pictures.

madhavi-godavarthy
10-Jul-2013 02:23 AM

Comment Thank you so much, Rupradhaji and Padmaja for your kind words.

Along with the present education system, I was looking at the word "Spine" in much broader sense. In the changing socio-economic condition didn't our learning form humans with spines, which are often not straight? So the backpack is not loaded with books alone but much more........ -

kingshuk
09-Jul-2013 10:07 AM

Comment So apt. This one should be sent to all schools in India...Thanks for sharing Kingshuk.

Padmaja Iyengar
09-Jul-2013 07:52 AM

Comment yes...true..very nicely written..

rupradha
09-Jul-2013 06:29 AM


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