The Unfamilier Song


 
In search of a song I was for years...
The song, which used to be heard from a nearby house.
The language unfamiliar, the tune yet so soothing,
The voice so magnetic and the flow so rhythmic!

They used to play it in the afternoon,
When I just reached home from school.
I tried to memorize some lines and I did,
However in remembering it till now, I did not succeed...

There are hormones that creates a feeling of abashment,
And we continue to be  in such a state of resentment!
Be it January, July or December,
Untill that ''one thing'' we are able to remember.

And this has been my state for years,
Well honestly this is one of my many fears,
That one fine day I will close my eyes,
And still my ears will not get the prize!

So, I made a final desperate attempt
To find the melody once and for all,
I retraced my steps to my childhood place,
The last and only chance for the song to trace.

To my surprise the place has become quite unfamiliar,
Much like that song that drove me here,
With buildings touching the sky and urban amenities booming!
How am I to locate ''that house'' in the sea of houses mushrooming?

I walked whole day and it was later than noon,
So I thought to visit my old school.
Students left running as the school bell loudly rang
And a sudden brain-storming happened with a bang!

When we were young we counted steps,
220 straight steps and a more 140 right,
would take me directly to my home, my site!
And in excitement I started counting upright...

When I took the 353rd step,
I could not believe what my ears have heard
The same tune playing and I got a vision blurred
Is this really happening or everything absurd?

An old man sitting by the white window,
Smiled at me and said, '' how do you do?''
 Estacy hit me and I  smiled back at him
I sang ''Eri-- ani -solaaa......fewdu!''
















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