I have inherited

My sister Lily’s love and determination
I have inherited.

My sister Arpita’s concern and service
I have inherited.

My brother Chitta’s poetry and sacrifice
I have inherited.

My brother Hriday’s philosophy
and wisdom
I have inherited.

My brother Mantu’s patience
and detachment
I have inherited.

My sister Ahana’s music and immensity
I have inherited.

My Mother Yogamaya’s psychic tears
and surrender
I have inherited.

My Father Shashi Kumar’s
inner confidence and outer triumph
I have inherited.