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at the park

some days back, i went to the park to volunteer at a picnic for under privileged children with my cousin parina......me and couple of girls were fillling up water balloons for the kids to play with...right now being summer, a lot of kids were playing in fountain or with water guns....but as they lined up at the tap to fill their guns...they noticed the balloons....and then started my fun journey...seeing how differently each kid reacted to the balloons...a couple of them were obedient and asked politely if they could have one or two balloons...which of course we gave....then came one girl...she just grabbed a fistful of unfilled balloons and ran away...i was super annoyed with her...and then later she had the audacity to come up to us and ask us to fill them for her!!!!!! but the kid who had us in splits of laughter was one who took some unfilled balloons...came upto us after some time and asked us if she could have balloons, which we politely told her no coz we wouldn't have balloons for the under privileged kids..we just told her that we were sorry and that the balloons were for the kids....then she innocently looked at us, and said, i dont mean to have your balloons...could you please fill up my balloons....and I just stared at her...did she actually think i was going to buy that...i knew she took balloons from my packet, and now here she is behaving so innocent....but this girl made me laugh when i overcame the initial surprise....I wondered, who taught these kids to speak like this...to lie like this....was it all innate...and every kid had a different way of getting some of our balloons....and how could I say no to these kids...did they know the difference between them and the under privileged ones??? the excitement in their eyes was just the same as the under privileged ones...kids are just kids...no matter where they live...what playing gadgets they have...their lives are simple..and their eyes light up when they see water balloons :)


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jus felt like writing this poem....we had it in hindi text in 6th or 7th grade.....my apologies for any mistakes..wrote as i remembered it...n sorry for "ek"...cant seem to get it in hindi....dont know why....