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Monday, August 15, 2011

My Story


Sugar coated promises for my hungry soul,
And a touch of her soft hair.
My young heart was elated by only these,
In the beginning of our affair.
In the bus, early morning, we used to meet,
Two senseless people baffled by crowd.
Just to protect us from gazing eyes,
We used to whisper and not speak aloud.
Got married in no time,
She was twenty two and I was twenty four.
God gifted us a little princess within a year,
Felt like happiness entered from our front door.
It was 'you', my darling daughter,
Who completed our family portrait.
You inherited the best from both of your parents,
I'm proud, now you're working in a corporate.
You asked me hundred times,
My story and what inspires me to transcend.
Nothing is impossible for a man, who has a dutiful child,
And, whose wife is his best friend.

Overrated thoughts for success but one thing I say strongly,
The truth is behind every successful man there is a family.

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116 comments:

  1. What a gr88 piece....a poem for family

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  2. You knitted this the fiction way, I loved that Saru di :)
    I think I'm going to make mom read this :)

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  3. Great poem Saru... 200% accept that behind every successful man, there's a family :)

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  4. The truth is behind every successful man there is a family.

    Very True... Nice Thoghts

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  5. WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! excellent....

    Great thought..very expressive....

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  6. loved it...cannot say about children as i don't have one yet, but if your wife is your true friend then impossible is nothing...great one :)

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  7. As always, your dipped-in-sugar-and-coated-with-honey-words bought a sweet smile to my face!
    Heart touching and a lovely expressive post, Marvelous!

    Love, Risha :)

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  8. Dutiful daughter and wife as best friend. Every man craves or that. The last line won my heart.
    Brilliant read!

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  9. Wow.. loved it.. very nice..:)

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  10. Dutiful child are friendly wife are true inspirations. No doubt. Well written

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  11. A life does certainly change so much after kids are in the picture! A part of you and a part of your spouse are in one new being. It feels like a dream after a baby is born. Unreal, but real at the same time.

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  12. Well written...Gift of a perfect family...compliments...

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  13. Very Good!
    The Good You do,
    Comes back to You..

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  14. Wow. First time here and impressed.

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  15. very wordful poetry :)
    lovely

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  16. Nothing is impossible for a man, who has a dutiful child,
    And, whose wife is his best friend.


    life's truth
    nice

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  17. nice happy poem

    so true your concluding thought

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  18. Saru,
    Your poem is a fine piece that narrates the essence of life. I totally agree with the last lines. Simply ecstatic.

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  19. Beautiful thoughts, very true too.. Loved it :-)

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  20. awesome lines Saru Ji. i feel like quoting your last line from now on. brilliant :)

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  21. very beautifully written all thru with a very lovely ending!

    loved it!

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  22. Like Chintan, I also liked the last line :)

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  23. Picture Perfect.. I think every man desires a family like this!

    How wonderfully put!!
    This was again a great great read Saru!

    Awesome piece :)

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  24. Really nice.. a complete story spanning two generations in just one paragraph!!!

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  25. Subtle yet clear narrative quality...loved the last lines:-)

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  26. Wonderful read! Loved the last few lines! :) :)

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  27. I have never been disappointed when I come over here to read your poetry...

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  28. Nice one!Enjoyed reading it:-) and yes it is the truth the happiness and the success of a man lies with the bond he shares with his family...beautiful creation!

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  29. awwwww this is so cute i just loved it!
    great piece

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  30. So much of depth in the poem saru! Loved the composition of every single line :)

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  31. How do you manage to go soooo deep and bring out such colorful shades of human emotions using measured words that are just too apt??? Esp the daughter relationship..loved every single word of it...you know your poems are so light...yet so powerful...hats off to you Saru...dont have words for you...will never have.... portraits by the way are never complete without love...:) god bless you and your family...pl convey my regards to all..:))))

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  32. Reading ur poem reminded me these Martin Luther King's words.
    "There is no more Luvly,Friendly and a charming friendship,communion or company than a good marriage".I felt the truth behind these words after reading this post of 'Words'.
    Thanks for sharing it.Luv ur blogging!.

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  33. Excellent thought....Loved it...

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  34. Loved it. You are right - dutiful kids and a wife who is a best friend are all a man needs!

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  35. @Chintan- Thanks Chintan, it's the essence of life.

    @Hemant- It is indeed a poem for family and thanks for liking it.

    @~Serendipity~- Thanks so much and I hope Aunti likes it too:)

    @Anand- Thanks Anand:)

    @डॉ॰ मोनिका शर्मा- Thank you Monica!

    @Pythoroshan- :)

    @induravisingh- Thanks Indu...My brother loved your poem:)

    @SUB- Thanks Subhrasis:)

    @sapne-shashi.blogspot.com- Thanks so much Shashi...

    @Risha Kalra- Awww, you made my day. Thanks Risha:)

    @Red Handed- Thanks a ton:)

    @KP- Thank you so much!!!

    @Hariharan Valady- Thanks a lot Sir:)

    @alissa4illustration- Very true, kids are the most important part of our lives...

    @Sneha Sunny- Thanks Sneha:)

    @Ketan - www.ketansnadar.com- Thanks Ketan and welcome here!

    @Being_AC- True Sir and I am glad you liked it.

    @AbhiLaSH RuHeLa- Thanks and Welcome here:)

    @Smita- Thanks Smita...

    @Jidhu Jose- Thank you Jidhu!

    @magiceye- Thank you so much Deepak Sir:)

    @Barkha Dhar- Thank you Barkha for such kind words:)

    @Arti- Thanks Arti!

    @chitra- Thank you:)

    @N.S.Kirti- Thank a lot :) :)

    @Rohit Sareen- Thanks a ton Rohit!

    @Gowthami Nandigala- Thanks :)

    @Purba- Thank you so much Purba...

    @♥ Braja- :) Thank you!

    @metagravity- Thanks Mi and congrats on your award. Lovely acceptance speech:)

    @Meera Sundararajan- Thanks Meera and welcome here:)

    @Harshal Patel- :) Thanks!

    @Nasnin Nasser- Thank you...

    @Lavender- Thanks and last 6 lines are my favorite too...

    @Farila- Thanks and means a lot coming from you...

    @swati- Thanks Swati and we know who is behind Mohit's success...

    @Rosette Princess- Thanks :)

    @My Soul's Journey- Thanks you for such a nice comment:)

    @India's no.1 blog- I'm speechless after reading your comment and I will surely pass on your regards. BTW my mom is asking for a post on cricket...:)Thanks Dear:)

    @MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!- Thank you, your comment brought a smile on my face:)

    @Neha- Thanks Dear:)

    @VIKRAM KARVE- Thank you so much Sir :)

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  36. Beautiful poem. Love the last line!

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  37. No one can miss you
    more than your better half

    No one will wait for you
    more than your little soldier

    No one can love you
    More than your family

    Gowardhan
    http://nothinggserious.blogspot.com

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  38. beautiful last lines...very very well put :)

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  39. Beautiful lines! Loved the last line, Saru. It means so much.

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  40. Super... Puneet... http://www.indiblogger.in/indipost.php?post=72809

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  41. how do you manage to carve out words so beautifully? You are an artist!

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  42. Good One!! Like many others loved the last line!

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  43. Hey Saru, this is a lovely poem!! Loved it...

    "The truth is behind every successful man there is a family." awesome! This line deserves to be one among my FB status... with your permission? :)

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  44. wow... what a poem and what a great thought!! a whole life story narrated in few lines and very heart touching...

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  45. from da heart.. very nice... last line is toooo gooooddd

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  46. Superb...loved the last lines..

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  47. Lovely piece of art written directly from the heart. My heart definitely skipped a beat while reading the lines
    'Nothing is impossible for a man, who has a dutiful child,
    And, whose wife is his best friend.' :)

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  48. @SG- Thanks and welcome here:)

    @amrendra "amar"- Thank you Amar!

    @Gowardhan- That's really beautiful...

    @aludarm ;- Thanks a lot:)

    @Harsha- Thank you Harsha...

    @Puneetkumar Pattar- Thanks a ton Puneet!

    @Animesh Ganguly- Thanks for such a lovely comment, I'm touched:)

    @jaishvats- Thank you Jaish:)

    @Sunil Padiyar- Thanks Sunil but tell me Do friends need permission???:)

    @Sivapaurnami- Thank you so much!

    @jayendrasharan- Thanks:)

    @Little Heart- Thank you and Welcome here!

    @Bhargav- Thanks Bhargav...

    @vertu- Thanks Vertika and I can't access your blog dear, Please check!

    @Team G Square- Thanks a ton:)

    @Deepthi- I'm glad you liked it and welcome here:)

    @surya k- Thank you!

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  49. Very nice poem, great feelings. "Nothing is impossible for a man, who has a dutiful child,
    And, whose wife is his best friend."
    I found ur last 2 lines really awesome..great work!!

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  50. Really its true......a family is behind a perfact man.....very sweet poem..

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  51. Picture perfect, beautiful wordplay Saru.
    It indeed is the family for all the happiness. Every member contributes.

    Beautiful post.


    Cheers,
    Blasphemous Aesthete

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  52. superb.. :)
    nice.. :)
    I've been busy.. :(
    saw ur comment in my blog in mobile nd got hold of a comp to check ur blog.. :):)

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  53. नमस्कार....
    बहुत ही सुन्दर लेख है आपकी बधाई स्वीकार करें
    मैं आपके ब्लाग का फालोवर हूँ क्या आपको नहीं लगता की आपको भी मेरे ब्लाग में आकर अपनी सदस्यता का समावेश करना चाहिए मुझे बहुत प्रसन्नता होगी जब आप मेरे ब्लाग पर अपनी उपस्थिति दर्ज कराएँगे तो आपकी आगमन की आशा में पलकें बिछाए........
    आपका ब्लागर मित्र
    नीलकमल वैष्णव "अनिश"

    इस लिंक के द्वारा आप मेरे ब्लाग तक पहुँच सकते हैं धन्यवाद्

    1- MITRA-MADHUR: ज्ञान की कुंजी ......

    2- BINDAAS_BAATEN: रक्तदान ...... नीलकमल वैष्णव

    3- http://neelkamal5545.blogspot.com

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  54. You're a hell of a writerYou're a hell of a writer

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  55. what a play of words...lovely indeed! and yes..one can never underestimate the backup of a strong family in the background...:))


    sarah

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  56. My pleasure and welcome to my blog as well :)..!!Do provide me with suggestions and comments on improving my writing...

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  57. Poem of many lives. Thanks for sharing those wonderful words of wisdom :)

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  58. @manaskhatri- Thanks Manas...:)

    @boletobindas- Thanks and Welcome here:)

    @Blasphemous Aesthete- Thanks a lot Anshul:)

    @A grain of sand- Thank you so much!!!

    @Namrata Mahalingam- Thank you!

    @Arpitha Holla- Thanks Arpita:)

    @NEELKAMAL VAISHNAW- Thanks a ton and Surely will follow your work!

    @Poetic Soul- Thanks, your comment made my day...:)

    @subtlescribbler- Thanks a lot Sarah:)

    @Deepthi- Deepthi, you write so beautifully. I might need valuable insights from you...:)

    @Kiran @ KiranTarun.com- Thanks Kiran!

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  59. This poem is so full of love and hope. You have started and ended it in great style:)

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  60. straight from the heart! what beautiful piece

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  61. Indeed a great compilation. I liked the summary of this beautiful poem which says
    "Overrated thoughts for success but one thing I say strongly,
    The truth is behind every successful man there is a family."..:)..Thanks :)

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  62. :) well, thanks for that.. and yeah, I shared it on FB along with the link to this post..

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  63. nice one...yes behind every man there is a dutiful child and best friend wife....but one man must not forget what his child wants and what his best friend wants...

    certainly overrated thoughts

    right from start it was about the man only...

    for the man to be successful...the best friend and child goes through a numerous compromises...
    just my opinion...

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  64. Thank you so very much. It really means a lot :)

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  65. lovely lines...beautifully crafted words!

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  66. @Aakash Kokz- Thanks Dear!!!

    @Kitty- Thanks Kitty:)

    @sajeevkmenon- Thank you so much and means a lot coming from you...

    @confusedyuppie- Thanks a ton:)

    @Nisheeth- Thanks Dear:)

    @Sunil Padiyar- Thanks Sunil and please post the final part of the story...

    @ZeroCool- You're right...and thanks :)

    @Deepthi- :)

    @Kalyan- Thank you so much!

    @Angel- Thanks Angel:)

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  67. Hi Saru! I have sorted out the problem,check again and let me know..

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  68. Wonderful,excellent expression.
    I am finding no words to praise
    your nice presentation.

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  69. @vertu- I checked it and all is fine now...:)

    @Rakesh Kumar- Thank you so much Sir, I'm so happy that you liked it.

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  70. simple word hiding a profound meaning:) i like:)
    "Two senseless people baffled by crowd.
    Just to protect us from gazing eyes,
    We used to whisper and not speak aloud." haha brings back some memories:))

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  71. @TD23- Happy to know that:) Thanks for liking it dear:)

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  72. Hi Saru i just read your poems.
    great work..just impressive keep writing.
    http://www.mafutech.blogspot.com

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  73. @Manu Rana- Thanks Manu and welcome here:)

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  74. I totally agree with you Saru. A happy man, means a Happy family is the reason behind his smile. Very true :)

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  75. @Ashwini- Can't thank you enough dear:)

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  76. I WAS SPEECHLESS AFTER READING YOUR POEM. IT IS THE TRUTH WRITTEN BY A TRUE HEART. HATS OFF TO YOU SARU.

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  77. @Latha Vijayakumar- Thanks a ton latha and welcome here:)

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  78. Loved the post. You definitely have a way with words.

    Keep 'em coming :)

    --
    RoHiT
    dial-a-denial.blogspot.com

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  79. A best friend wife and a dutiful child. Man can't ask for anything more. But what is more important and neglected is the sacrifices(don't know if you can call it so) they make for his success.

    Good one.. Especially
    "Nothing is impossible for a man, who has a dutiful child,
    And, whose wife is his best friend."

    ............
    The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

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  80. @RoHiT Iyer- Thanks Rohit and welcome here:)

    @leoPaw- I guess love is the only binding factor in every relationship. Rightly said dear...:)

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  81. Good One! A loving family can inspire one to be the best...
    I loved the portrayal of the ideal family.

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  82. Nothing is impossible for a man, who has a dutiful child,
    And, whose wife is his best friend.- I loved those lines and the last line ofcourse!! :) It's such an adorable poem a father to daughter straight! WOW Saru ,WOW :)!!

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    1. Thank you, I wish my father can read this and Who Am I, Dad?

      XOXOXO

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  83. Wonderful Poem....great use of words. Thanks for sharing

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    1. Thank you, means a lot coming from you...:)

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  84. Awesome Poem, Loved the choice of words :)

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  85. Superb thoughts.. may our lives really be so Rosy & Peach!! Cheers..

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    1. Cheers to that thought Vineet!!!

      Thank you so much for reading :)

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  86. excellent... :) beautiful indeed...

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  87. Loved it.. especially the last line:-)

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