Ode to Childhood

Wonderful times of old i remember..
School days of careless freedom..
To memories today i surender..
Thoughts of the past i pick at random..

First crush and the jealousy it brought..
Fist fights on the sandy playground..
The trifles of things we once sought..
A chocolate, a picnic , a ride on the merry-go-round..

Untold promises of undying friendship..
Some kept , some in time forgotten buried..
No care of if we looked like a dork or were hip..
The tons of books to school we carried..

Video casettes in VCR’s late by a year..
Everybodys door led to a house of our own..
The excitement of a birthday near..
Not a single moment to spend alone..

Festivals without a care to religion celebrated..
Playing monopoly over samosa’s a rainy evening spent..
Of the sports days and the promise of no homework it held..
I wonder where those days into the ages went..

Missing , remembering and dreaming of those days i say..
Lets spend a moment in that unchallenged liberty..
Lets forget for once todays pain and tomorrow’s way..
Lets remember the puddles in which we once got dirty..


About TitoV

The author of this blog doesnt look the part of the kind of guy who would generate the stuff in the posts. Well, looks can be deceptive.

Posted on April 8, 2008, in memories, poetry, thoughts and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Remembered my schooldays after a very long time 🙂

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