O my utopian child

Your puerile presence in me,
Was too short lived,
Yet to take form, yet to breathe.
I lost you too soon,
Without feeling you, I was left alone to feel
Your absence, paucity of breathing your fragrance.
You were a dream long cherished,
You were a hope long nourished,
Very notion of your baby steps,
Walking in the garden of my heart’s delight
Lit a smile on my face,
Brought a shine in my almost vacant eyes.
But it was an implausible thought,
Too illusory to be true.
Go my child, lit up the heart of some barren land.
I will wait to nurture you,
In my impending life.
I will be born for sure,
To reap the delights of your love.

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About Nalini Srivastava

I am an Indian.I write to let go of myself.It is my catharsis.My biggest inspiration is my son and every passing moment of life.I am a teacher by profession and the way I love to write ,I love to teach.With my one solo poetry book already published "Feminine Musings" hope many more will see the light.

3 thoughts on “O my utopian child

  1. Louis Kasatkin

    Destiny Poets’ International Community of Poets ( ICOP ) are pleased to announce that for May 2013 , the following works have been chosen in the categories of Poem of the Month and Highly Commended . ** Poem of the Month **…” Kaviguru Rabindranath Tagore ” by Ampat Koshy……..* Highly Commended (12 ) (tabulated alphabetically) *…” Changelings ” by Gina McKnight…” Divine Drops ” by Soumya Mohanty Vilekar…” Drowning the Dialogues ” by Sangeeta Suneja…” For Jim ” by Rashmi Malapur…” Gardenias ” by Brett Kelly…” Lingering Echo ” by Elizabeth Castillo…” My choice ” by Jan Christian Sorensen…” My Utopian Child ” by Nalini Srivastava…” Pangs of Creativity ” by Tapeshwar Prasad…” The Watcher ” by Fathima Manal…” Without an ‘if’ ” by Iulia Gherghei…” Yellow Flowers ” by Rahul Aithal…

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