Wednesday, 7 December 2011


I was strolling along one sunny morn,
Didn’t quite realize when she left me;
I kept walking on,
Not knowing she wasn’t following me.

In this world she would be but a misfit,
For she possessed the caprice of innocence;
Trust always by her side,
When the need of the hour was prudence.

She left as the fairy’s wand transformed me,
Robbed me rudely of my childhood;
Bewildered as I was, nothing could be a greater shock,
Not even the advent of adulthood.

It was only later that I realized,
That this journey through which must pass every human,
Robs humanity a wee bit of its sensitivity,
And the world a wee bit of its conscience.

And that has made all the difference!


  1. Awesome! I don't know why, but the poem reminds me of Wordsworth's 'Tintern Abbey.' I don't want to appreciate the poem critically; but I find many a facet of English poetry in your poems Meghana and this, too, is not an exception.

  2. Nice one. The last line reminiscent of Robert Frost's line That Has Made All The Difference.