Sleeping Child

Jaibala/ July 12, 2014/ Poetry/ 7 comments

I see you sleeping,

calm as a lake

not feeling

the pull of the tides.


Without a care you lay

so serenely my child.


I wish that I could keep you

forever safe and tranquil.

You remain forevermore

carefree and peaceful.




About Jaibala

Academically a Microbiologist, I am a Web Columnist for popular magazines and websites, Freelance Writer and a Blogger. Words define me and writing and reading compete to be the love of my life. My biggest belief is that there is something good in everything and I always looks to highlight the best in things. Creative writing is my forte.You can reach me by dropping a mail at


  1. wondering which child u r talking about, coz S holds you hostage when he sleeps na 😛 lol.

  2. Awww!! *melts into a puddle*
    That was beautiful! 🙂

    1. Thanks 🙂 Glad you liked it <3

  3. Okay! For some reason the previous comment of mine didn’t register. Here’s what I said “awww…. you must show your lovely writing to S. I loved this poem!” 🙂 🙂 <3

    1. Aww NJ. S will enjoy them as much , I hope 🙂

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