I want a surprise gift!
That's all I really want.
It doesn't matter if it a funny looking pencil or the most gorgeous shoes ever. I don't mind!
I want a gift :(
It's been so long since I got one :(
Today's guest post is a poem by the eclectic Varsha Dharan.
Lighting the lamp, blowing the candle! What would birthdays be without cakes, candles, cards, confetti and celebration? What would birthdays be without family, friends, fun and frolic? What would it be? What would it be? Is it celebrating life? Blowing a candle to strike one off the board? Taking a step closer to a probable next birth? What would it be? Racing numbers to racing thoughts, racing all the way to the stop? The timer ticks, the battery drains, the phoenix burns to rise up again! What would it be? Being the princess, finding my horse, defending the land I love a lot? The youngest I will be, the oldest I’ve been, swimming the oceans I am intended to cross!
Ashes to ashes, dust to dust! Finding a purpose to this life I must! - Varsha Dharan is one of those few people who managed to grow up continuing to be the bundle of bouncing energy and joy that we've all been as kids. A HR specialist by profession - but far from d…
"I'm HUNGRRRYYYYY" he exclaimed again loudly, tugging at the seat belt.
The fact that he had eaten almost half a cake just twenty minutes ago didn't seem to change anything.
For an eight-year-old, he was still much smaller than most of his counterparts in his age. So his feet didn't reach the floor of the car. Far from, and they were now kicking at the seat.
Anna knew another silent tantrum was coming up. So she tried to mentally calm herself and concentrate on the road.
"Just a haircut, and I'll get you ice cream" She tried
"I don't need a haircut. It's fine. I need food" He declared
It wasn't fine. It was at least six inches long.
"They'll cut it really quick Noah. If not, your head will itch"
"It won't. You're making that up. You just want to punish me." He said and went quiet.
It wasn't loud or exclamatory this time. He sounded like he believed it.Noah had come into their lives just about…