On Children’s Day

Ingenuity and credulity,
Mark their wisdom.
Big innocent eyes ask
Thousands of unspoken questions.
They mark the survival of humanity,
And with them we are so inhuman.
Being almost unwanted and uncherished,
Are they just pests crawling on earth?
Born out of a human’s choice,
They are left to beg and eat.
Whether orphans or orphaned
They are children too..
What is our future?
If we treat them the way we do.

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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.

2 thoughts on “On Children’s Day

  1. Louis Kasatkin

    Destiny Poets’ International Community of Poets ( ICOP ) are pleased to announce that for November 2013 , the following works have been chosen in the categories of Poem of the Month and Highly Commended . **** Poem of the Month..****..is…”On Children’s Day ” by Nalini Srivastava…..In the Category of *** Highly Commended *** ( tabulated alphabetically ) are the following……*”Crackers (2)” by Mary Annie*…*”Debate” by Gopal Lahiri*…*”Deception” by Jan Christian Sorensen*…*”Destiny” by Jeffrey Gonell*…*”Dreams of a flower” by Ramesh Rai…*”Femme Fatale” by Madhumita Ghosh*…*”Intel Might” by Tapeshwar Prasad…*”Life,A Hope and Death” by Rakesh Ramachandran*…*”Nadezhda” by Ampat Koshy*…*”Shining Scar” by Rahul Aithal…*”Simper of a flower” by Shamsher Singh*…*”Soul Interconnections” by Lata Tewari*….

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