An Ode to ISRO from 10-year-old

“Maybe Vikram actually did land,

And Pragyan is still alive and getting

ready to send graphical bands,

and then the success will be in or hands.” 

                                                               – Anjaneya

Yes, Anjaneya was right with his prediction! When everyone assumed India lost its moon mission, the 10-year-old Anjaneya wrote his ‘ode to Isro’, a heartwarming poem – “Chandrayaan 2, feelings of a grateful Indian” which asks Isro scientists to stay courageous. And now Anjaneya’s words are coming true!

 “Don’t get dishearted soon, we’ll definitely reach the moon”, Anjaneya wrote. Offering new ray of hope as Isro has finally spotted Viskran, Anjaneya’s poem has now gone viral on social media. 

“Don’t forget the orbiter is still there,

It will send us pictures, which is our next affair.

It will tell us where to go,

Where to sow our plants and let them grow,” wrote this young genius. 

Through his poem, Anjaneya thank Isro on behalf of the nation. He says its an Inspiration to kids of the next generation. 

“Isro scientists are an inspiration 

for the kids of this generation,

Isro you are our pride,

A heartfelt thanks from a 

grateful nation.”

The poem which was initially posted by Anjanaya’s mother Jyoti Kaul on Twitter has already received 3K retweets and 12.8K likes. 

“He has a very untidy hand… when he was scribbling the poem, I told him he wrote well but if he writes neatly again I would send his poem to Isro scientists and PM. So he quickly made this effort, and I had to keep my promise.,” tweeted Ms Kaul.

Dheeshma Puzhakkal

Dheeshma Puzhakkal is currently a Reporter with Newsmeter. An alumnus of Hyderabad Central University, she has interned with Greater Kashmir newspaper and NDTV. Dheeshma has also made short films and documentaries. Her documentary ‘Still I Rise’, which is based on sex-trafficking in Hyderabad’s Old City, has earned accolades in several film festivals, such as International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Kerala (IDSFFK). An avid foodie, she loves to travel and listen to stories that others tell. Photography is one of her all-time interests. She has extensively written on satellite-based journalism, health, consumer, and data stories besides covering anti-crime investigative agencies.

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