Who cares

Helpless like a child
I cry but there’s no mother–
my pain turns monstrous
on a hilly bed I lie
aged burden but who cares

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Kolkata blur

A jasmine evening draping a sari like a star… Knocking back a snifter the way, mom called, “Life is beautiful,” she muttered and turned me back into a baby.

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Who cares

Helpless like a child
I cry but there’s no mother–
my pain turns monstrous
on a hilly bed I lie
aged burden but who cares

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Mom Said,

His actions bring smile,
His smiles bring more,
The more is always less,
And it is never enough.

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Divorce

they are fighting
my mother asks
who I want to
live with..
I am eight &
know what I
should say..

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Going Home

we return to
the sea
rhythm of the
waves so
soothing and
calming..
our mother’s
heartbeat…

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Leaving

her window filled with Spring..
I hold my mother’s hand
as her spirit leaves…

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Sick

when I am sick.. I remember
shapeless figures
my mother’s cool touch
her voice echoes
you are going to be fine…

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