Life And Dreams

Born in a little village,
I had no wings to fly
I hoped I could reach the skies
Little did I know of the world
The future looked blurry
Which way to go- the left or right
Simple is my life, and I love that
The skyscrapers don’t fascinate me
I don’t hate them, nor know how living in it will be
But when a nearby tree is cut
I weep and shout in anger
Still, I can do nothing
But plant one more in my garden
Time went on, and I learn
No one is born with wings
And no one can live in the skies
But everyone can admire life around
An incredible piece of a grand cake
Be it a village, a town, a city
There is always life in the air
Nothing extraordinary, Nothing small
But always beautiful.

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About sweetshalini

Shalini Samuel was born in Kanyakumari, southern tip of India. After completing her schooling from St.Teresa’s MHSS, Kanyakumari, she graduated in Information Technology and took her Master’s in Computer Science from Noorul Islam College of Engineering, Kanyakumari. She has been writing poems from her school days. Her poetic pursuits took a pause during her college years.Writing journey of Shalini Samuel started again as a blogger and slowly crept into Muse India. Holding the branches firmly she ventured into poetry. Her poems got published in International journal Tajmahal review and she also contributed to Inklinks anthology. She is currently editing e-magazine Fragrance and more of her poems will be published in journals in near future. Contemporarily she is venturing into fiction and essays too. She has written few poems in her mother tongue Tamil. Her passions include photography, gardening and cooking. She loves to take challenges and learn from it. She is eager to learn and cherish all nook and corner of writing. Here goes the link to her official Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/shalusamuel

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