gajanan mishra

(3rd April 19sixty / Tikapali, Patnagarh, Balangir, Odisha, India now at Tapobana, Titilagarh, Odisha, India)

My Father-My Mentor


My father is the best singer
My father is the best story-teller
My father is my hero and best adventurer
I love my father and placed him first
As my life's torch-bearer
It is for my father I see the world
And I am here
When I am with my father
I am world the conqueror
I am closer to my father
I know my father is my guide
And my mentor my philosopher.

Submitted: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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  • Heather Wilkins (6/19/2013 11:01:00 AM)

    a beautiful tribute to your father. when very young my father did everything for me. He became my hero. I miss him still. (Report) Reply

  • Simran Arora (6/19/2013 2:18:00 AM)

    My father is too my mentor....he is d gardner of my life.

    Realy nic poem...it attachd me nd my fathr. (Report) Reply

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