Theme: Teaching

Tell, My Child

by Dr. Kumarendra Mallick
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Tell, my child...

Taking her closer
asked a kind teacher,
'Tell, my child,
the adjective of mother.'
'Kind, mam', was the quick answer.

Amused, with a chuckle
continued the teacher,
'And of brother?'
'Brave'
'Good, and of sister?'
'Naughty... often she cheats
in the game of hide-and-seek.'

Unable to control her curiosity
the teacher went further,
'of water?'
'Deep, mam. I am so scared.'
'of ice?'
'ice-cream, delicious. Is it not?'

'Perfect, my little one,
and what is adjective of god?'
'Not sure, mam...
Invisible, said once my grandmother.
Am I wrong?'
'No, dear, how can you go wrong?
and thought to herself, 'I see god
in your innocent smile, and your
each answer to me is a song.'

01-Feb-2011

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Comments on this Poem

Comment Thank you, Amit for your emotive response. I accept your compliments with all humility.

Kumarendra Mallick
16-Sep-2011 09:07 AM

Comment They say "Chote Bache mein bhagwan baste hai". This you've depicted so well in this poem. Awesome writing sir!. Thank god that I read it.

Amit
16-Sep-2011 04:01 AM

Comment Thank you, Rupradha for your smile that in essence carries the shadow of god. I appreciate your appreciation.

kumarendramallick
02-Feb-2011 22:32 PM

Comment I see God in your innocent writing!! :-)

Rupradha
02-Feb-2011 21:08 PM


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