Don’t be limited

  Don’t be limited By the weight of the sand That pleasant softness on a beach Sandcastles breaking in the hand Don’t be limited By the weight of the scale That glass holding the wine Following a molten trail Don’t be limited By the weight of the world That metal under the earth Gold, Sapphire, Ruby or Emerald Don’t be limited To just a coloured gem on a crown Or a diamond of clear hardwork perhaps glass and easy to break down Be like oxygen Flowing through air and water Carrying the stream of life Starting with working it smarter Create like a plant Nourish the environment and heal Don’t deplete out the oxygen at night Regenerate the air and believe Share like a caring child Give as you’ve been nurtured Consume like a survivor Conscious of the involved rigor Protect like a mother That who has complete strength Transcending all boundaries while others inertly pray to her for their good health. So, this above poem was shared with me by my son Saksham. When I enquired who wrote it, he said Me only! As any parent would empathise, i had a moment. A moment, where suddenly, everything becomes still, the silence deepens and a sense of gratitude emanates from the heart for having had that moment. Normalising myself and even acknowledging that I’m probably over reacting and being...

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