Life comes a full circle, my l’il one

Updated: Dec 28, 2019

By Nandini Rao

Contributing Author for Spark Igniting Minds

You hated to walk when we went out.

To be lifted up, you would coax, cajole and then shout.

I refused to give in to your demand.

As I held on tight to your hand.

Your dad would look at me and chide.

When he’d lift you up, you’d say “Phookkat ka ride”.

The triumph in your eyes I’d see.

As you gloated over your victory.

Last year when I broke my leg and needed help.

With twinkling eyes, you urged me to walk by myself.

You raised your brows and tilted your head.

And drove your point with words unsaid.

You were kind but very firm.

Like I was the young ‘un and you ‘my mum’.

I  knew that I had well borne my part.

For you had a sensible and very kind heart.!!!

About Nandini Rao

Ms. Nandini Rao

Nandini Rao is a Transformation Coach with in-depth exposure to several business functions.


An internationally certified coach, she is committed to coaching people to raise the quality of their lives, achieve their goals.


Her writings reflect the depth of her understanding of life and people. Her ability to relate to people instantly makes her an excellent coach, mentor, and builder of lasting and meaningful relationships.


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