Green Grass

November 28, 2023

Green Grass
An invisible being
You were
Destiny entrenched
Those eyes, that nose
Even your heart beat.
That little zygote
Evolved at will.
You think, even faintly
You had a say?

Thrown into oblivion
Hankering for bliss
Trekking ahead
Vision blurred
By the sparkles
Of neighbor’s bounty
Losing track
Ticking away
From your roots

Approaching the rear
You discern
Every moment,
Is the grass green on the other side?
Who cares!
Life fades
Just like it bloomed.




By Dr Annie Dimple Castelino
Dr Annie Dimple Castelino is an assistant teacher at Government High School, Aliyooru in Moodbidri.
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Comment on this article

  • Bapsy, Mangalore / USA

    Sun, Dec 24 2023

    Dear Annie Your poem is very powerful n real. Grass isn't always greener on the other side. Continue writing your impressive poetry !

  • AKSHATHA M, Moodubidri

    Thu, Nov 30 2023

    Nice one madam😍

  • Nelly corda, Kulshekar

    Tue, Nov 28 2023

    very true, beautiful poem.Keep writing. God bless you.

  • Janaki H T, Krishanrajapete, Mandya

    Tue, Nov 28 2023

    Hats off to your passion towards literature, even though you're a maths teacher.

  • Manjurani, Mysooru

    Tue, Nov 28 2023

    Annie madam, The poem you have written is so beautiful. The wordings are so good. Hoping more beautiful and elegant poems from you.

  • Farita, Falnir Mangalore

    Tue, Nov 28 2023

    Dear Annie, congratulations! Your poem is such a reflective one. I loved the line, "that little Zygote." Hoping to see more of your writings

  • Christabel, Mangalore

    Tue, Nov 28 2023

    Excellent Article. Very apt for today's time. Nicely written with a lot of thought and good use of the English language and vocabulary. Hats off to you Annie...a multifaceted and Dynamic Woman.

  • Satish Acharya, Kundapura

    Tue, Nov 28 2023


  • Bindu, Mangalore

    Tue, Nov 28 2023

    A beautifully written poem.well done Annie madam. May you be inspired to write many such poems

  • Harry Dsouza, Kambla Gardens , Bondel Mangaluru

    Tue, Nov 28 2023

    Very nice.💞👍🎉

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