365 Writing Prompts: Regrets I’ve had a few

What’s your biggest regret?How would your life have been different if you’d made another decision?

We are human beings after all, we are never satisfied with what we have we feel life would be different if we made a different choice.

As a child growing up I loved to learn to sing, because music was my favorite, I loved to listen,sing, I enjoyed it immensely. My mother thought it should only be heard and enjoyed, it wasn’t something you spend your days learning, in other words it was not a career her child should choose.

She wanted her children to have the right education, music wasn’t one of them. So I studied, art,history,geography and all the other subjects which counts to have good education.

Regrets,sure mine was I could have studied and learned to sing as well,but that was not an option, I was only twelve or perhaps thirteen,what did I know, at that age I needed guidance and my mom helped me with it.

Time they say heals all wounds, I suppose mine is  healed too.

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Mother Of Bengal By Rabindranath Thakur(Tagore)

Good and Evil

Good and Evil (Photo credit: WELS.net)

Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel prize for li...

Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel prize for literature. It is the first Nobel prize won by Asia. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

O ,Mother Of Bengal let your sons experience good and bad deeds,sorrow and joy,ups and downs in life.

Let your sons be human

O most affectionate mother land__in your land of millions

Don’t keep them as innocent children any more.

Let them explore all the countries whichever is the place

make them independently find that abode.

Every step of the way you are protecting them from making small mistakes

do not restrict them and hold on to them as obedient sons.

by giving their life ,enduring pain and suffering, alone

let them distinguish between good and evil.

Take your pious,weak and peaceful sons

let them be homeless, daring and reckless.

O, my admirable mother you have kept your seven million sons,

as Bengalis_____you have failed to raise them as human beings.

Translation by   Ranu