Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Year-end post 2

After more than a decade, I go to Sundervan. Friend's out shopping and I have to while away some time. Pani puri would just take five minutes. On a whim, I decide to go inside the park where my parents took me on innumerable evenings. There's something special about reliving childhood.

You grow old, but age in itself remains constant. The traits of being young and foolish are universal. As I see two-year olds running about without shoes, pinching each other to tears and swinging on swings as if to touch the sky, I know I left nothing behind, everything is the same. May be in the years to come I will live each moment that I lost to the past. May be, some day when I become a mother, I will become a child again. May be...

But for now, there's the heady lure of youth waiting for me. And as this year ends, I promise myself I will stay truthful to my youth.

Let the party begin...




Collage made and added on Jan 2, 2011

6 comments:

Dreamer said...

Beautifully written.....age has nothing to do with the child inside us, as we grow old, we tend to forget simple joys of life, but deep inside we know, there is a child hidden somewhere,longing to come out and enjoy life.....

Gauri Gharpure said...

Dreamer, you said it! I wish we were to remember that child in us more often.

And welcome to the blog. Do keep reading..

YOSEE said...

Beautiful, lyrical thoughts.
Age is in the mind. If one retains the inner child, life is beautiful.
May you ever be youthful and childlike.
Seasons greetings and best wishes for a happy new year.

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Gauri Gharpure said...

YOSEE Thanks! There's a tag up there I would like you to consider..

Gauri Gharpure said...

@Mn Twins Tickets Thanks... I hope you find many such thoughts in 2011..Do drop in to read again!