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'My first and last attempt': Deepika Padukone shares the poem she wrote at 12

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 11th April, 2022 11:18:17 AM
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Deepika Padukone, on Sunday afternoon, went down the memory lane and dug out a priceless piece of work from the archives. The actress posted the picture of the poem I Am, which she wrote when she was only 12-years-old. Sharing on her Instagram handle, she captioned the post as "My first AND LAST attempt at writing poetry! This was in grade 7. I was 12. The poem was titled 'I Am'. We were given the first 2 words that you see...and the rest is history!". In the post, we can see the actress has written three stanzas. 

The poem read, "I am a child with love and care. I wonder how far the stars reach. I hear the rush of the waves. I see the deep blue sea. I want to be a loving child of God. I am a child with love and care. I pretend to be a blooming flower. I feel the soothing hands of God. I touch the mountains way so far. I worry if I am liked by all. I cry for the ones who need God's tender touch. I am a child with love and care. I understand that life must end. I say you must work hard. I dream what I ought to dream. I try to do my very best. I hope I deserve the very best. I am a child with love and care. (sic)."

Soon after Deepika Padukone shared the post, her fans bombarded the comment section. One of the users wrote, "12-year-old Deepika wrote this!?!?!?!?," along with a shock face emoticon. Another wrote, how beautifully curated." "You're 36 and yet you're just like a child with love and care indeed," wrote another.