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A Collage

As we bought the three-storied house
With our dreams and desires
To provide my dad a serene life.
But it broke our hearts to lose him.
The day God called him home.
To feel his presence all the time
We hang a collage in the formal room
To keep him with us.
There he is swimming on the Arabian sea
Below there is Press cutting showing
India’s Independence movement
With Gandhi leading and his love
For doing Yoga with saints on Gomti’s bank.

There is a vacancy in the collage
Not sure, my world tour photos, cuttings
Front pages of my books will fit in
As my time comes.


Dr. Ram Mehta

Dt. 10/9/13
3rd place win
Contest:  Collage Held Dear by Frank H.
* Gomti is the name of the river on whose bank my home town is situated.

Copyright © Dr.Ram Mehta

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  1. Date: 11/13/2013 9:26:00 AM
    Excellent, a fine tribute to your dad and a vivid look at our mortality. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 11/13/2013 12:20:00 AM
    congrats Dr. Ram

  1. Date: 11/12/2013 11:16:00 PM
    Good one, Dr. Ram, Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 11/12/2013 6:26:00 PM
    congrats on your well deserved win :)

  1. Date: 11/12/2013 6:23:00 PM
    This is so lovely....many congratulations Dr...

  1. Date: 11/12/2013 1:02:00 PM
    A very beautifully imaged tribute with deeply heart felt verses. Congrats on your well deserved win :)

  1. Date: 10/11/2013 7:10:00 AM
    I am not sure which is more beautiful, the collage you so wonderfully described that I can picture it in my mind, or the flow of your words weaving everything together.

  1. Date: 10/10/2013 7:25:00 PM
    what a beautiful tribute poem to your father...much luck in the contest...enjoyed the read....

  1. Date: 10/10/2013 1:11:00 AM
    This is a heartfelt and a very lovely poem and dedication to one of the most precious gifts of God in our life my dear friend Dr. Ram. Sooo love it. Both this awesome poem & the beautiful image (collage) are so precious masterpieces of your great love to your dad- worth treasured forever. Thank you so much for sharing & your lovely comments on my poem. My great honor. Biggest hugs to you! Advance happy happy birthday again! love lots, Leonora

  1. Date: 10/9/2013 11:57:00 PM
    deep one and good write...................SKAT

  1. Date: 10/9/2013 10:01:00 PM
    You have painted a beautiful tribute to your father with your words, Dr. Mehta. My heartfelt thoughts go out to you and your family.