February 3, 2009

That Tamarind Tree in My Home Backyard...

..finally fall..! well not really a great thing to tell, but then its not just a simple thing to forget just like that. I have spend some of my best days there, hanging around playing hide and seek, sitting in its shades, thinking about all those things i want to do when i become BIG (nw i really wish if i were not), looking at sky at the sight of aeroplane, till it fades away, having tamarind with salt, and laughing at its bitter taste,and at times sleeping there itself in its shades, if noone find me. I always thought it as a giant tree that will never fall, i thought it will stay for another 100 yrs like those gigantic trees described in stories.
But then one day its day also come, giving a huge space of its absence. I dont know why i am telling this here, there is a feeling like, you lost something which you had known for a long time. Like you lost someone who could write a book on your entire childhood.Life is also like that, we meet so many faces, sometimes becoming a part of our life and then one day it just go away, as if it was never important, making us realise their value only in their absence.
I do miss my childhood at times, mostly bcoz of the freedom i had and for all those adventures i had as a child. I never thought twice before telling or doing something. But now i have to plan myself, life was so easy.... think again..!!!

7 comments:

Praveen said...

some losses r tuff to bear, especially wen they r so much a part of our life..
and yeah..life as a kid was so much easier indulging in those innocent pleasures

Solilo said...

That was poignant. Childhood is carefree and the best period of your life.

Tara said...

I don't know what to say exactly...I mean, I know it must be a big loss. I remember when we went to amma's house, the mango tree she had planted as a child was no longer there and I have seen her sadness. And indeed, childhood was such an easy time...wonder why we grow big only to become smaller?

mathew said...

damn..reading this makes me miss my childhood too!

usha said...

hmm.. tamarind n salt.. mouthwatering combo, i say! :)

the thing is: you can't count on anything is life.. nothing's permanent. they are there for a reason, n then they just fade away, touching our lives in some ways... :)

All Talk and No Action said...

Ya..does feel bad.. :(

Let's just keep the good memories....Thank HIM for a lovely and carefree childhood...

usha said...

you've been tagged!! :)