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The Birds Were Hungry.

The birds were hungry,

But they had their fill.

Now they are flying over the skies,

Testing their skills.

They are brilliant and happy 😇,

As it was a delicious lunch for them,

And now it’s time to be nappy.

Adios!

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The Pen From My Dad Which Fell In The Grass.

In my school, on one side the grass was green and the ground other side had no grass. We used to play games like Kabbadi and Kho-Kho (Indian games) and court marks were drawn over it with a white chalk.

Our school had a big ground and the classrooms encompassed the ground on all sides.

On the other side where the grass grew at a minimum level and was greener, the assembly used to take place over there and according to class and section we would stand in the assembly line.

There was verandah outside the classrooms and tall blade grass grew near the inner side of the outer verandah wall.

Sparrows, pigeons and other birds used to come and perch on the grass blades and while having tiffin on the verandah, bits of our tiffins such as breads, biscuits would fall in the grass and the sparrows would eat those bits.

They would locate those food particles inside the grass blades and find them out.

I would observe them with great interest, as they seemed more important to me than food. The little amount of food they would pick in their beaks and furr they would fly off, was most interesting to watch.

Grass would always interest me.  The tall blades of grass have a tapering top, but the sides are sharp.

Just notice how unique and beautiful nature is. In a small thing like grass, you can see the nature’s truth. A blade of grass being without any stem or strong support, is so strong that it requires quite a heavy energy to pull it up from the soil. The heave of the pull often pulls a man towards the grass. It is magnificent example of Newton’s laws of energy. Every action has an equal and opposite reaction.

All of us have seen cows munching grass for longer periods of time, but we do not know how the cows do it as they do not have top teeth. Anyhow nature’s wonder is unparalleled/

However, the story continues. Once after my art class got over, my art sir showed me a paint brush and asked me whether it was mine. I couldn’t recognize it, so I said-“no, it is not mine” and before the next art class I found out that it was missing from my pencil box.

But at that same time, I lost my fountain pen. I couldn’t find it, I searched for it everywhere.

 I was very sad that I had lost my fountain pen. I had got many good marks with it.

Days passed and I kept missing my pen more and more. I couldn’t recover my painting brush as sir might had thrown it away. When I asked him about it, he looked at me with a frown.

Well, one day, beside that place where the tall grass grew, a debate competition was held between nine grade students with all their sections taking part in it.

For the last conclusion and for the judgement the teachers called me. After my judgement, the teachers would give their judgement.

The subject was about the famous novelist and great poet Rabindranath Tagore who did not want to go to school for his education. He didn’t like school, so he was home tutored by many teachers and this was arranged by his father. He honed his talent by learning at home  and later on went to become a renowned poet and became famous with noble prize.He was the pioneer of Bengali literature.

The whole debate was about the topic whether school education was necessary or not for a person to shine in this world.

When the debate was going on, participants were giving their debate speech on the verandah platform, four sparrows had a flight over our heads (including the participants and the teacher’s) and they landed on the grass. Our attention went to them for few seconds and we continued with the debate.

But when they had landed I had seen something shining in the grass. After the competition was over, I went over to that place and looked at that shining thing, thinking that what it could be? Can you believe my surprise and happiness when I saw, it was my green fountain pen which I had lost! It was my father’s gift for me when I was in bed with typhoid.

Green was lost in green. I had nearly danced like a man who had got water after years for searching for it.

To my great delight, the conclusive part of the debate given by me was appreciated by the teachers but our section didn’t win. The girl from C- section won the prize. The happiness of getting back the green pen was enormous, the fact that I will be writing with it again and with God’s grace scoring a lot of marks of in all the subjects. It was like acting     in a movie where they show that at the end a beautiful miracle takes place.

Adios!

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Eating A Sandwich By The Rhine.

I don’t know how many of you have visited the river Rhine, but it is a beautiful, serene and calm river famous across the world.

It’s a huge tourism spot in Germany.

Nearly ten years back, my dad had visited that place and sitting very near to the river he had a sandwich, which he still reminisces about.

Often the words come out from him-“There is no place to have a quieter morning breakfast than the Rhine.  You can see the boats going by, people walking across the bridge and most importantly various birds flying across the sky.”

When I asked him what sandwich it was? He replied-“Who cares? I was lost watching the scenic beauty of Rhine.”

Felt like he was back in old times when everything was good.

Adios!

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Spring The Season Of Happiness.

Ever seen the first light of a spring morning? It’s as soft as a baby, lulling and soothing to watch. When white birds fly across the sky, the vast expanse of the morning light looks even more beautiful.

The season of spring is a time for foods. Variety, variations and different types of food are had.

It’s a time for studies. The exams are often nearby

Flowers are in bloom. Birds chirp and make a lot of beautiful sounds. The bird Cuckoo coos and gets irritated if anybody imitates. On further provocation they get more and more angrier. They search for their mate.

On mango trees, mango buds start appearing. The tree “Palash” is in full bloom in Spring.

Bougainvillea plant, Pink Cassia, Pink Poui, Jacarandha trees are also full of flowers during this time.

Spring is a time for celebration, for joy, for dance, for colours, for festivities, for opening your heart to happiness so that you (including me) can and will remain happy forever and ever.

Let’s welcome with wide open arms, though already more than ten days have passed since Spring has begun and to ride through it, listen to your favourite songs, see your favourite movies, draw your favourite drawing and be super happy.

Be happy and happy Spring.

N.B. Lot of birds can be sighted during this season.

Adios!

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A Little Prayer.

A prayer is a form of asking God to intervene and a method for us to connect with him.

A little prayer for the Sun to shine more brightly.

A little prayer for the plants in the garden, so that they grow nicely and healthily.

A little prayer for my friends in heaven, for they are always shining, glowing and are brilliantly awesome.

A little prayer for the birds which fly to the skies unknown.

A little prayer for the grasses to be greener.

A little prayer for the fruits to be juicier.

A little prayer for the novels to be merrier.

A little prayer for the cold February winds.

A little prayer for the pine cone trees which stand long in the coniferous forests.

A little prayer for the flute which sings.

A little prayer for the cough syrup to be sweeter.

A little prayer for the medicines to heal us faster and to taste nicer.

A little prayer for the tea to remain warmer for a longer duration.

A little prayer for the high cost movies, to be more cinematic and better.

A little prayer for better to be more better.

A little prayer for more better to be much more better.

A little prayer for much more better to be best.

A little prayer for best to be bestestest and the best of the best of the best.

A little prayer for excellence, to be beyond excellence.

A little prayer for beyond excellence to be beyond – beyond excellence.

A little prayer for the ocean water, so that it can be cleaner and healthier for us humans and for the aquatic beings too.

A little prayer for cleanliness, so that people remain and become aware of it.

A little prayer for softness, so that we all practice it our daily lives and in talks.

A little prayer for the cuckoo, so that it coos more beautifully.

A little prayer for a prayer so that it reaches God faster.

A little prayer for God, so that he stays happier, healthier, merrier and in the best of moods.

A little prayer for one and all.

A little prayer for the angels.

A little prayer for the archangels.

A little prayer for the guides who work relentlessly in heaven.

A little prayer for all good people.

A little prayer for North, West, East and South.

A little prayer for the doctors who treat.

A little prayer for the singer who sings.

A little prayer for the bread which comes in a loaf.

A little prayer for the pastry which is made in a bakery.

A little prayer for all the endangered animals and birds.

A little prayer for the road which leads.

A little prayer for the parrot which talks.

A little prayer for all the elephants.

A little prayer for the chef who cooks

A little prayer for the helper who helps.

A little prayer for the loans, to reduce the interest rates and for time extension in paying it back.

A little prayer for the world fuel prices to go down and down and down.

A little prayer for the painter who paints.

A little prayer for the soap which cleans.

A little prayer for the cold drinks which chills.

A little prayer for the healthy food which we eat.

A little bit more prayer for the junk food which we eat.

A little bit more prayer for the stomach troubles which we get.

A little bit more prayer for the ease of payment of the EMIs which one has to pay, as EMIs leave us with nothing but recurrent payments to the banks, which often keeps us high and dry.

A little prayer for increment in our salaries, dues and bonuses.

A little prayer for the betterment of the football matches, so that they become more exciting and atleast seven goals are scored by each side.

A little prayer for world travel, so that it gets easier.

A little prayer for the path upon which we walk.

A little prayer for derivation and integration, so that it comes within the grasp of the common man and woman and if possible by God’s grace, in the grasp students who need to understand it the most.

A little prayer for bats and balls.

A little prayer for the red robin who often brings good news and cheers.

A little prayer for cheer to be more cheerful.

A little prayer for destiny to be truthful and merciful.

A little prayer for illusion to be less illusional and may it lead us to the truth.

A little prayer for the piano.

A little prayer for jaggery to taste more natural.

A little prayer for milk, so that we all can drink it without long sour faces.

A little prayer for the onion to bring less tears to our eyes while cutting and chopping it up.

A little prayer for the bus, so that it comes quickly.

A little prayer for quick to be quicker.

A little prayer for a good song to be from heart.

A little prayer for the journeys so that they become shorter.

A little prayer for the teachers to be more kinder and be lenient in giving marks. Very few teachers are what teachers should be. Teaching is God’s boon. Very few can cultivate it, so there a very, very few teachers on Earth who truly are what teachers should be according to God.

A little prayer for the trees so that they stay and grow to be healthier trees.

A little prayer for the story books to become well written and to cost less.

A little prayer for we humans so that they remain within humanity.

A little prayer so that we remain happy and healthy.

A little prayer for happy so that it becomes happier and lives happily.

Finally, prayer whether it is more or little, when said by heart becomes a way to say our hearts out to God. But be very careful, as wrong prayers can be disastrous. It leads to fall of mind, peace and of everything from where it originates.

A prayer, if it reaches God, then it definitely was a prayer or a asking. Whether you get A or B or C as a result of that pray is completely upto God.

So pray and be happy!

Adios!