Tears filled his eyes, as he saw me howling and bursting out my vocal chords.With a sense of disbelief and helplessness , he lowered his voice and looked at me calmly.

” Everything will be fine ” He said,  clasping his hands around my face and burrying it in his chest .

Five minutes ago I was yelling at him , blurting out my frustration about everything bad that was happening to me and just some seconds later , this man , who had masked up as a strict father for a mere  5 minute duration , turned back to be what he had always been to me, my entire life ….. MY STRENGTH.

You know everytime I show up this frustrated side of me , he comes by to comfort me …to back me up making me stronger to face the sad part of this world .

Thats my dad . My best friend, my well wisher  and whom no one can ever in this world compete !!

It is said that the daughter-father relationship is the closest and truely it happens to be true. We often see girls today getting inked with the DADDY’S GIRL  thing, obviously pointing to the boundless love that develops between the two. In a guy’s life it is the FATHER in whose image the son idolises himself  .

Whatever maybe your gender, its your father who makes you what you are today .Whether you share that bond of closeness or not, whether you meet regularly or not, whether you talk in the same way as you did long back  or not…all of us know that he cares! Yes this angel always cares. Just like the main root of a tree, he holds the family in the way it is. Selfless dedication, love and understanding towards his children have always been the jewels of fatherhood.

As I sit back today reflecting over the zillions of things he sacrificed for me…a remembrance sprouts over my innocent childhood. Its the time I realize that debates have replaced the morning goodbye kisses…Fights have replaced thank you cards ….and our independence has replaced those tiny fingers grabbing his pants for direction .

Change is inevitable , I know that! I cannot bring that time back, when my dad’s shoulder was my favourite place, going home and reciting all my day’s experiences was my life’s  greatest excitement, bringing him a glass of water was my highest satisfaction , seeing him sit in the audience and clap for me , my highest  honour, but yes the real beauty still remains! The beauty of the present! Though we have diverged alot in thoughts, facts , experiences, relationships etc but still it is strange how the the bond never ceases to exist. In the depths of hearts, whether we express it or not we still have the same care, the same image about each other. Our relation is not clouded by any fights or the amount of interactionwe have everyday. We still believe in each other the way we used to 10 years back! So the real beauty is still intact?

Truely a father is a hero. Let us Thank him for the values that he has instilled in us and made us what we are today, for the endless patience towards our mocking tantrums, for showering us with unending blessings, for believing in us and yes the most important FOR BEING WITH US.

Irrespective of the circumstance he faces he always finds a way to give his children those wings which will make them fly higher and higher, higher than even him. We are all blessed to have him in our lives, lets thank him for all his selfless love and care and yes  promise him that whatever maybe are the plans of destiny for us I promise to stand by you, supporting you in times good and not so good! I know I would never in my life be able to return whatever you have done for me but yes I will try to give you your share of happiness . I would always be a dutiful daughter and make you feel proud always


I dedicate to you some lines

The cloudy world dizzed me,
But you always knew the key,
And yes the magic worked always,
Turning me into the brightest face.
You patted me, you hugged me,
No charging no fee!
I wonder at the beauty that still remains,
Blessing me with soothing rains.
Stunned i stand and watch the shine,
What is it that makes you mine?
Father they say, is that true?
Or are you my most intense hue?
Yes I promise the love won’t ever decrease,
The bond would never cease!


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