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The big picture !

Serene was the surrounding ,
With the scented breeze brushing past.
There I stood beneath the canopy
of that lovely big tree !

Green shrubs guarded the place
With big barks bending to base.
Fruits fell ripe on earth
and few just dropped down dead !

On the branch above
held a cosy nest,
mothering three small birdies
that squeaked day and night
till the mother
came back to feed !

Lovely was the nest
for I climbed to see...
quills and cotton
waste that was forgotten
Made a cosy cradle
for those lovely little birdies .

Shells lay scrambled
decorating the home ,
Mother came in with some
diet as good as gold .

Passing days and so the season
time just flies and no more nestlings
Grown,a bird they spread their wings
fending themselves and
fighting for reign !

Nature tells us what life is
none remembers the past
yet one gets carried away with
perceptions so unreal
forgetting things that ought not to be .
Looking at the world
as small as a droplet..
with the big ocean before
lying unrevealed !

Image courtesy - google images (not sure of where i got that !)

Well i just penned some thoughts that gushed in .. i know this has not been able to convey what i felt .. but still an attempt!
Life is a big crossword that gets harder a box is filled . Well past is not something to be forgotten nor has it got to trouble our present and hinder our future ...So living life the way it is !!:)

bon vivant!

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