Gardening the Bhutanese Way

Friday, August 22, 2014

The Memoirs of NGOP,2014

Immaculately clad in the finest of attire,
In myriad of hues of azure blues to violets,
Of darkish maroons to lustrous scarlet,
Of iridescent yellows to olive greens;
The Graduates of 2014 flung their gentle swing,
In dire anticipation of the NGOP 2014.

Crammed are we in the magnificent auditorium,
Fumed by the surmounted radiation of our own body.
And so the flimsy programme booklet,
Flapping vigorously has a reason to foretell.
Our hands were in constant oscillation,
And our minds in steady vacillation,
For we have reached the crucial juncture of our life,
Webbed are we in the perplexity of our path henceforth.

Nevertheless, the venerable dignitaries on the dais,
Emanated us with the radiance of hopes and faith,
Ignited our obscure paths with dazzling light,
And quenched our insatiable thirst of queries.

The inspiring words and tales of His Majesty the King,
Pacified our hearts with immense values,
Instigated in us the deep sense of patriotism,
And tutored us to follow his gracious path,
Of undying fortitude to serve his subjects and the country.

We swap our glances here and there;
 Exchanged our words now and then;
Bartered our placid grins a lot;
Shared our cordial laughter over and again.
A moment like this; a memoir remarkable as this,
Would never spring back in our lives.
Yet the reminiscences shall we revere,
And inscribe on our hearts to summon up
For now and times immemorial.

As time ticked by day and night,
The pages of our programme booklet flipped to an end,
To mark the time we stride our sovereign trail,
The time we repay our debts to the ones,
Who selflessly molded us into a wholesome individual.

Hails do us from regions poles apart,
Yet congregated are we under a solitary roof,
Flocked are we under the azure blue sky,
Cling do we to distinct beliefs,
And specialized are we in field so diverse,
Yet in unison we tread,
“To become a better human being”
And to serve all with our gallantry acts.

The memories that will remain encrypted within the depths of my heart..


  1. I don't know how much graduates were enlightened from the program but it has its own thing to remember ever in life. I have my own thing to share. I was wedged between ladies in all fours sides. Unfortunately not even a single lady I couldn't know them well within those ten days!

    I was inspired by the real life stories that were shared by HM and Chief Justice of Bhutan...

  2. Indeed it is quite sad on your part for not being able to acquaint yourself with even a single lady contrary to the fact that you were encircled by ladies on all your sides. Nevertheless, the memories of getting to be together with 2308 graduates would I ascribe as a memory remarkable and unprecedented.

  3. Mam who will be not inspired by His Majesty's wisdom and words. The wisdoms that are so precious and significantly immeasurable. Thank you your majesty's for the great leadership that made our country to progress beyond the dreams of our people. Nice write up mam...

  4. Rightly said. Thank you for visiting my blog.

  5. Precisely captured those moments in your composition. I can see brimming inspiration in you by the boundless wisdom of His Majesty. Congratulations for your successful completion of UG.