Thanks Giving Day but just a fortnight ahead
Heavy heart Bye! we say thanks for all that we had
First, Vimal and Rachna (Maiya) our own though
Raman or Dipak and Rajani see us to the US made!
WNO and NOA there too I know for this to do
Rajesh in NOA welcome me as the Special Guest
For bringing a Sikkim Newar before all that day
Grateful to both - WNO gave me the world ahoy!
Reaching NOA or WNO never possible to come
Vidit bhanij happy to know all and of the view
“Writings are his own, it’s for you to take it or not!”
Prakash-Bikash-Bhushan-Rajesh and buhari’s all
Sony with family but Sama, Samir, Najma, Shreejana,
Sahan and Sushila without Mailima and Sharadama
Mohani-Mha Puja never had been the same at all!
Jwala invited us first to bless son Manish wed Sneata
Achyut-Sajana had all next again for Sara’s Bara
Omedai-bhauju ‘Girija Gyan Guthi’ on Nhu Dan/Mha Puja
Gopaldai for Mohani Keshavdai-Deepadi, Jwala do Kija Puja!
Next to ours above is the family that of Sheilabhauju
Aama to love and bless – doing well Arun and Madhu
We too had a fair share to pen some poems to Bhauju
Bless us, “Enjoy the best having done all life your best!”
Friends in Daya, Tribhuvan, Bal Gopal, Binod and Roshan
WNO to PPG-UK , Guthi-Aus, PP-Belgium and NSC-Japan
Krishna-Sashi, Neelam, Rajani and Suwan - few names even
Made my little world with karunaguthi.com before all seen!
In Texas Bhenaju with Suchitra, Buhari –kids on Skype to meet
Bhanji Arun and all in New Hampshire never could we meet
Shobha, Dibya, Archna but Bijay, Smriti, Deepesh, Reji, Shristi talk
Tulsi Maharjan, a Friend of Nepal New Jersey we missed to meet.
Nephew Rajesh-Indrakamal has Ishaa on the piano
Tell Manoj-Punam make Mohit a man of good son
Arendra-Asha with kids Arisha and Aryanka too sweet
All in Maryland Shankar / Ramlal Shrestha nice to meet!
Nieces Pratima- Shankarman with two daughters in Nepal
Anshu-Prince with two kids new home, sister Namu-Nikhil
Ranju-Prakash with Keshavdai-Deepadidi too to care some
Rina-Prabhash with Ishan and Parinika a proud father CIO!
Mummy’s homely stuff pani -, mula- and dry tomato-achar,
Momo, Selroti, Khurma, Besan Laddoo, anarasa and samosa
Soups, chilli chicken, fried rice, noodles, thukpa, aaloo paratha
Kwati, sagan, curry many fare to share and Yomari by Sanima!
Maiya too had her share to care and prepare then and there
Festival Gunhu Punhi, Onam, Dashain or Tihar, whenever there
Appam, Rasam, Kokkum, Putt, Dosa, Vada, papadam, Curd Rice
Jalapeno, waffle, marsh mellow, bagel, sandwich, cake to fruit pie!
First in New York, Times Square, Nepa Bhon, Empire State, Madame Tussaud’s,
Pass it on! Fruit picking friends to Keuka-Bath-New Port-Cape Cod-Rhode Island
Martha’s Vineyard to reach surf in winds-Boston-Penn’s Landing-Philly to top
Rajani-Dipak-Deepesh we all halt Randolph, next the Niagara waters superb!
First we visit with Vidit-his parents the Marsh Creek nearby
Together go soon to Baltimore and Ocean City beach to enjoy
Buffalo wings took us off to taste great at UNO’s / Fat Daddy
Bbq, sangria, fruit cakes on Father’s Day / his and Vimal’s Birthday!
Iron Hill small brewery large crowd similar in Victory on Birthday
Again at Hibachi Vimal direct into his mouth gets shrimp so lucky
PF Chang’s fare best, Z-Wei and at Binghamton Chinese Buffet lay
Chilis, TGIF, Dunkin Donuts, Black Dog Tavern, Bamboo and Chipotle!
Liberty-Empire State-Funnel Cake for Vidit, Atlantic City casinos-night life nearby
Valley Forge, French Creek, Longwood Gardens, Penn’s Caverns, King of Prussia, Hershey
Visited first Lincoln’s in respect, Smithsonian’s summer noonall great in Washington DC
In Virginia Luray Caverns and Great Falls, Anitama takes to Bombay Café her homes to see!
Wyoming, Lee High, Brandywine or Sleepy Hollow journeys make great
Never tedious tiresome Vimal endless welcoming always they seemed
Maiya to drive-in Safari in Six Flags nearby roller coasters swings so high
Vidit wished some ride there but happy with what he had before!
Care some more? Community Courier, Wall Street Journal, Inc.is best
Many brochures, hand-outs, deals for the Malls with samples to taste
Never faced cops with tickets though there white, blue and red bright
Like the Water from fountains near rest places this too came for free!
Trying to get ABNS DN Pradhan in WNO-Skype together
Great loss back home, whose death we all mourned here
Sushilabhauju we lost in Nepal, Binam reach condole there
Abhishek just we met, shocked us hear his father’s demise!
Maiya’s birthday to the Delaware Temple and on Ganesh Chaturthi too
Seek them blessed tearful before Mahalaxmi, earlier at Dugadu Ganapati I do
My age taking on that had Mummy to say her ‘bye in Pune many years ago
Thanks for all first in pray to the God, our parents and ancestors to we all bow!
RAJIVA SHANKER SHRESTA e-mail email@example.com ‘RACHNA’ GANGTOK 737 101 SIKKIM INDIA
Thomas Meeting, 89 Atherton Drive, Exton PA 19341 USA: 2010 May 25 – November 12: Emirates Kolkata -Dubai- JFK NYC & back
Norman Vincent Peale