I want to be a little girl again A short poem!
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I want to be a little girl again – A short poem!

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It was my 34th birthday last month. Yeah, I just said that because I don’t believe in concealing my age as it’s just a number. I still have a child inside me and I would never kill it in the hustle bustle of life. It still finds happiness in the smallest of things and winks at me whenever it rains and convinces me for drenching and dancing crazily forgetting everything and living the moment.

Trust me, these little joys of life are always beautiful and soul-satisfying. Though, life has changed to every possible extent, I’m no longer a free bird who would fly anytime anywhere. Now, there are lot of responsibilities to be catered, concerns for everyone around, professional commitments, raising responsible and healthy kids and so much more.

Amidst all this, sometimes I feel lost, seeing my kids growing up transports me to my childhood days when I used to be the fruit basket of everyone’s eye in the family. Miss those days and the carefree lounging around. So, on this birthday of mine, I wrote a poem for myself and for all the lovely ladies reading this, a wish, that we all have somewhere in the hidden corner of our hearts. Hope you can hear me and relate.

I want to be a little girl again

Relaxing in Mum’s lap, sharing all my pain

Holding Papa’s finger while crossing the lane

Playing and jumping with my brother in the rain

I want to be a little girl again

Throwing tantrums during mealtimes

Eating only what my heart desires

Feeling pampered day and night

Staying everyone’s heart’s delight

Those carefree giggles, those sibling fights

Those counting stars in the night

Lazing around in the evenings with buddies

Sans tensions and worries

Engrossing in stories of knights and fairies

Dozing off in warriors’ glories

Merrying birthdays with family and peers

Celebrating results with so much of cheer

Whirling and twirling in frill frocks

Gleefully flaunting those lacy socks

Endless babbling basking under the sun

Sharing tiffins and mimicking was the real fun

Waking up daily by Mum’s cuddles and kiss

When meeting Santa was my only wish

No place for ego, drama, conceits

A life quite simple and full of peace

Sobbing and waving at parents at the school gate

Vacations and holidays were the most desired wait

Fight with a best friend was the biggest pain

Yes, I want to be a little girl again!!!

 

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Ben Aqiba
June 6, 2018 1:22 pm

This is wonderful. Energy does not have beginning nor end .You are young your whole life if your spirit is young

savitha's Blog
June 6, 2018 6:58 pm

Beautiful post. Age is just a number . Be and feel young always!

Shewrites170
June 6, 2018 7:12 pm

I too want that
Beautiful poem ?

Just_Me :)
June 7, 2018 7:52 am

NIce! And belated happy birthday! 🙂

Robbie Yates
June 9, 2018 1:31 pm

I see you want to feed and care
And keep your inner child
I too think that’s important, though
It’s just a little wild ?
I think there is a way to make
Our inner children tick
I think that method’s poetry –
I think you’ve found the trick!

aritrarelivingdreams
June 10, 2018 5:28 am

Such a sweet poetry. All girls can relate to it n have unison of heart.

richamina
June 10, 2018 12:05 pm

very well versed poem and it was really a good time when we were kids. we’re old as we feel we are not by our age 😉

Mann
June 18, 2018 10:55 am

Loved it Vartika.

Srishti RajeevMenda
September 9, 2018 3:50 pm

Sharing tiffins and mimicking.. whirling and twirling… dozing off in warrior’s glories are my favourite…Yes I too want to be a little girl again.

Charu Chittwal
January 16, 2019 8:35 am

I just loved the poetry its so damn beautifully written, and the way it ended was just fab

Alpana Deo
January 16, 2019 2:53 pm

First if all belated happy birthday (which is little too belated:-))
Beautiful lines Vartika. I could see you traveling back into your childhood through this poem.

Zainab Raazi
Zainab Raazi
January 16, 2019 7:17 pm

Firstly you don’t look a day beyond 25. I miss waking up to cuddles and kisses. Now it’s like waking up to grumpy kids lol

Tina Basu
January 17, 2019 5:34 am

such beautiful lines you have penned down. you are always a little girl in your heart.

Geethica
January 17, 2019 6:47 pm

Hey Vartika, I guess this is the feeling within every girl who’s a wife or mother today. Long time back, I wrote a poem on similar thinking
https://thoughtsbygeethica.com/2016/05/free-yet-a-slave/

Noor Anand Chawla
October 7, 2020 7:50 pm

High five because I just turned 33 and I could identify with every single emotion you have expressed here! How I wish I could be a little girl again!

Preeti Tiwari
October 9, 2020 2:28 pm

This is such a beautiful poem. Wish u a very happy belated birthday.

Chinmayee Gayatree Sahu
October 24, 2020 12:41 pm

It just striked a chord in my heart. Seriously, being young at heart helps a lot. And you rightly said Age is just a number!!

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