Wednesday, December 22, 2010

The Time That Was

The time came and passed ! How, not I know.
Unnoticed slipped it away as movement of a cat.
But memoirs remain and return 
As etched they are to my mind.
Indelible they are as the wounds of unrequitted love.
Naieve was the childhood and modest the school.
No hankypanky nursery, no LKG nor the KG,
But straight It was into grade 1st after six.
Brilliant called me my pals, same endorsed the teachers.
Always first I stood but no celebrations, no party of today.
Rustic was life, no chocolate, no icecream,
It was only baked cornbread with gurh.
Darned clothes, darned shoes, yet no malice, no worry.
Rains did drench us but no pain, no illness, only play and gay.
Bat Handmade and rags stitched into compact orb,
Thus was cricket ball with forsaken stump our wickets.
Holiday was the turn to take the cow and bulls to the woods
To return at dusk with the herd retaining the number same.
Such were the days of gaiety and play,
Which I relish to remember and say.

18 comments:

  1. आपके ब्लोग पर आ कर अच्छा लगा! ब्लोगिंग के विशाल परिवार में आपका स्वागत है! आप हिमाचल प्रदेश से सम्बधित है इसलिये हम आपको बताना चाहेगे कि हिमधारा ब्लोग हिमाचल प्रदेश के शौकिया ब्लोगर्स का एक प्रयास है ! आप इससे जुड़ कर अपना रचनात्मक सहयोग दे सकते है ! आपसे आग्रह है की हिमाचल के अन्य शौकिया ब्लोगर्स के ब्लॉग के पतें हमें ईमेल करें या आप उनका पता पंजिकृत करवा दें ताकि उनकी फीड हिमधारा में शामिल हो सके और स्तरीय रचनाओं की जानकारी पाठकों को मिल सके ! हिमधारा में प्रकाशित रचनाओं पर अपने विचार और सुझाव ज़रुर दें आपके विचार जहां रचना के लेखक को प्रोत्साहित करेंगे वहीं हिमधारा को और निखारने में भी हमें मदद देंगे! आप हिमधारा के दो और प्रयास (संकल्क)हिमधारा और टिप्स भी देखें और अपना सुझाव दें! अपना ब्लोग हिमाचली ब्लोगर्स पर भी पंजिकृत करें !आप अपना ब्लोग अन्य हिन्दी ब्लोग संकल्कों ब्लोगवाणी , चिठ्ठाजगत,हिन्दी लोक, हिन्दी ब्लोगों की जीवनधारा इसके अलावा आप इन संकल्कों पर अपना ब्लोग पंजिकृत करवा सकते है! पंजिकरण के दौरान साईट द्वारा जारी नियमों का पालन करें ! INDIBLOGGER, टेकनोक्रेती, टोप ब्लोग एरिया, टोप ब्लोगिग, ब्लोग टोप लिस्ट, फ़्यूल माई ब्लोग, माई ब्लोगिग एरिया, ब्लोग केटालोग, ब्लोग इन फ़्यूज़न, ब्लोग होप, ब्लोगरमा, टोप ब्लोग लिस्ट्स, माई ब्लोग डायरेक्ट्री, ब्लोगरोल इस तरह के प्रयास से आपकी रचनायें ज़्यादा पाठकों तक पंहुच सकती है! आप किसी भी भाषा में लिखते हो अच्छा पढे़ और अच्छा लिखें! ब्लोगिंग के लिये आपको शुभकामनायें!
    हैप्पी ब्लोगिंग!
    सहयोग की आशा सहित
    सम्पादक हिमधारा
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    पुन: ओफ़लाईन हिन्दी लेखन के लिये डाउनलोड करें

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  2. You had a wonderful past when you were young...
    I had a similar one...
    except I started from LKG..
    and sadly I never took any cows and bulls to the woods..
    was born in a city...

    Well, this is a great poem and it paints your past with colours... :)

    Thank you visiting my blog Sir..I appreciate your generous comments... :)

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  5. Sounds like some deeply-etched memories. Thanks for sharing them.

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  6. Very touching and beautiful creation !

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  7. You gave me a beautiful glimpse into childhood in India. Touching and sensitive.

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  8. Your past is glorious rise from woods.

    It is synchronous with significant part of India which has grown like this, following family profession and doing house hold shores.

    Shifting from editing to teaching appears unusual.

    Poetry is cute.

    Merry Christmas and happy new year.

    Thanks for visit to my blog.

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  9. I liked your write very much. And thanks for the comment, but wondered if you noticed, I was writing to a prompt? Merry, Merry!

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  10. Thanks for visiting my page and your nice wish.. keep visiting..thanks!

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  11. Touching and very descriptive. I felt as if i could see you.....

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  12. you have a very unique past that many crave to have- everyones life is different and so it is that our faces are different- just thank god for the life he gave you and that alone is enough. anyway, mines here- http://fiveloaf.wordpress.com/2009/12/06/time-is-not-the-essence/

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  14. this was beautiful! I loved getting glimpses of childhood.

    Thank you so much for visiting me at the Infamous! Happy New year to you

    JM

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  15. Childhood memories ... yours are really sweet, thanks for sharing with us, thanks for visiting me!

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