Have you preserved your younger day creation?
Have you preserved your younger day creations? The question itself can take you back to the younger days. It can make you rewind and think about the small stories and poems you wrote as a kid, the songs you had recorded, your writings that had won prizes or have been published. Just go back to those younger days and share whether you still have preserved any of those creations.
My father never (openly) appreciated my writings. We didn't have any tape-recorder in our home. So, my prize-winning recitations were not recorded. But my father always used to advise me to preserve my writings. But, as a adolescent boy and later as a college-going youth I was never serious about my writings. I used to write regularly in school-magazine, college-magazine, wall-magazines and even one or two short stories in various children's magazines. My letters to the editors in different newspapers were published occasionally. But I never bothered to preserve those writings.
As I have been settled in Delhi for 25 years, I have almost forgotten creative writing in Bengali. Now I understand the value of my father's advice. I also insist my daughter to preserve her creations. But she feels what I used to feel during my student days. She doesn't preserve.
Members! Have you preserved your creations of younger days?