Mamma (Mother)

(This poem is a tribute to my mamma ( as I call her) for being an amazing mother, for raising two children single, working hard to put food in our hungry bellies, for loving us so much, for setting us free and fad away)   Carried in warm waters of her womb for 280 days …

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Your Love

My bosom swells with insatiable love when I embrace you tightly, my chest like a parched barren desert in which you become an oasis when you rest your beautiful head against my sterile ribs and play with my falling locks like your toy rattlers,   And when you abruptly run away from my lap trying to play some …

Mother

Father who always stood erected, suddenly showed up at mother’s grave,   and stooped lazily that day. The man who carried head in the clouds,  forced to bare his soul stark naked,  on the muddy earthen ground.  From the ashes, I gathered,  a life carefully crafted out of sorrow and well chiseled out of pain. Midst …