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Childhood Memories

I vividly recall those days
When childhood ruled my world
Going over to friend’s houses
Climbing on trees; hidden in leaves
Sneaking ripe guavas in our pockets
And then running away; laughing
As the old man comes with a stick
I still smile at sweet remembrance
Of birthday parties and games
Throwing pieces of cakes at birthday child
Before being turned out by the angry mother
I remember the sleep-over nights
Bringing in teddies stealthily
And then calling home late at night
Asking for a forgotten toothbrush
When it was time for bed; and lights off
Each child quivered with fear
Feeling for each other hands
I love to sit back and remember the days
When running after mischievous doings
We used to wonder why grown-ups
Still think we are innocent

Copyright © Myra Ahmad | Year Posted 2008


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  1. Date: 3/16/2016 11:25:00 PM

    this is a deep write, Myra. Love LINDA
  1. Date: 1/14/2016 10:57:00 PM

    MYRA, Awesome write, I really like this. Forever ** SKAT **
  1. Date: 4/27/2009 1:36:00 AM