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I will Never forget

I will never forget The Sunday school my father taught, Sitting cross-legged on veranda floor, English, Maths,grammar and the lot, hours of learning till bums went sore! His skill in maths was one to admire, He arrived at answers like computer, He taught us all to his hearts desire, His love for us masked behind a tutor! We all gained from his teaching skills, Achieved excellence in life careers, Ageing dad quietly admired our drills, Setting us for future like a wise seer! He visited me in a hill station resort, Working as a doctor in my first job, We said goodbye as tears we fought, He parted with smile between a sob! I will never forget the day we said bye, He passed away the following week, Years since, that day creates a sigh, As I write this, tears wet my cheek! Second placement in I will never forget poetry contest Sponsor Silent one Written 12/May/2020

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Date: 5/18/2020 9:06:00 PM
This is so lovely and heartfelt, Krish. Thank you for sharing your treasured memories of your father and Congrats! xx Rhonda
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Krish Radhakrishna
Date: 5/19/2020 12:19:00 AM
Thanks Rhonda. Our emotions are all so similar, we are all from the same earthen pot of creation.
Date: 5/17/2020 6:05:00 PM
Congratulations on your win! What a beautiful tribute of your father.. I miss mine terribly. Well done with this pen my friend. Chantelle hugs xx
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Krish Radhakrishna
Date: 5/19/2020 12:15:00 AM
Thanks Chantelle. Some things in life are irreplaceable, some memories unerasable!
Date: 5/17/2020 8:52:00 AM
Dropping by again to congratulate you on your placement with this beautiful expression of memories :)
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Krish Radhakrishna
Date: 5/17/2020 1:03:00 PM
Thanks Aditi! Pleased I have a placement, so many good ones and congrats on your number one placement with a brilliant write! You are good!
Date: 5/17/2020 8:00:00 AM
The legacy of your father lives within you... Congratulations on your placement in the contest..
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Krish Radhakrishna
Date: 5/17/2020 1:02:00 PM
Thanks SO! Delighted. Glad it was liked and has won a placement! Thanks for organising this interesting contest with a nice theme.
Date: 5/12/2020 2:19:00 PM
This poem gives such a nostalgic effect and I could relate to it deeply. Loved this :)
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Krish Radhakrishna
Date: 5/12/2020 3:07:00 PM
Thanks Aditi. Pleased you like it. My sisters wept when they read this. 30 years looks like yesterday.
Date: 5/12/2020 10:39:00 AM
This is simply beautiful and such a inspiration. I love it. I wish you the best in the contest. It is deserving of a win. Love to you, Gina
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Krish Radhakrishna
Date: 5/12/2020 11:18:00 AM
Thank you Regina for your appreciation. I would dedicate this to my father if I win. He was a noble soul who gave us so much.
Date: 5/12/2020 7:54:00 AM
A lovely tribute Krish, and those happy memories will stay with you forever. Good luck Tom
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Krish Radhakrishna
Date: 5/12/2020 9:49:00 AM
Tom, thank you. True story written from the heart! Thanks for your kind words.