Left Right Walking Right

He was walking
Left And Right….Left And Right ,
his feet flying
Left And Right Left And Right ,
tiny fingers on the right hand
entangled with his mom’s ,
partly wrapped in mom’s dress
and left hand swinging long ,
at times covering his left ear
with left palm pressing hard ,
as the goods train swooshed by honking
just like in the story by the bard ,
girders shaking
men brisk walking
yet he was rustling
two feet tall ,
with Left and Right and
Left and Right ,
legs swaying long !
For him it was bliss ,
He was off for a train ride
with the best person in his life
His Mumma , His Mother , His Maa ,
Me walking few steps behind
enjoying every step of his ,
envying him a lot !
Felt the urge to walk
in HIS tiny footsteps ,
tugging along with someone
with a sprint in my walk ,
No Challenge No Fear
No Pain No Tears ,
just bursting happiness
spraying around ,
Rhythm in his steps
walking like a music
newly found ,
pure and divine
soulful , sound ……!
I walked ahead
he turned around
only to blow the dust
from the corners round ,
he was a Special child ……
I stood still ,
frozen in the moment
tears to spill ,
but soon there was sunrise
to shine on the dewdrops ,
for our little boy to run after
And no one to stop ….
© Dr. Swati A Gadgil , All Rights Reserved .

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About Dr Swati A Gadgil

Anaesthesiologist , practising since last 30 yrs in Mumbai and medico legal advisor. Counsellor for Children at Puberty , Parenting , Stress Management , Motivation and Peace MBBS DA LLM Postgraduate in Human Rights Postgraduate in Hospital management Founder President of NGO, Dombivli Women's Welfare Society and it's youth wing NayaSavera Published three books of poetry Columnist and writes on various topics like Stress Management Appointed by Times of India as Consultant for their NIE Newspaper In Education Program Recognised by Medical associations and Rotary Speaker and panelists on Tele media, print media and National and International conferences Taekwondo Red Belt

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