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Thursday, April 2, 2009

Myrtle

She's been smitten since 13 Now I can see that there is an indelible place in her young heart She has a smile on her lips each time she talks of him Now 19 - still as smitten as ever But she will never admit it - I tease her all the time They go to the same college I know for sure he feels the same... Sign in to see full entry.

My Friend

She - Chinese, Me - Indian My long lost friend 20 years since I have seen her But I always remembered her birthday on April 1st for obvious reasons This time I made it a point to pick up the phone and wish her Most times I remember but then forget to make the call We used to work together We used to... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

The pieces that don't fit...

I remember writing poetry of the untimely death of my brother I remember making friends while writing those poems and more right here in this blog I remember falling ill I remember being diagnosed with severe depression I remember being unable to focus I remember hearing voices in my head I remember... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, March 30, 2009

Uxorious

Diagnosed with cancer at the age of 74 Cancer of the colon, they said He is not told of his ailment but the operation was successful The malignant growth removed My Darling Dad Needs his wife by his side all the time Wakes up just to make sure she is there by his side And off to sleep again They... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, March 29, 2009

The Donation

Feeling helpless, hopeless life seems No job, no money with mouths to feed 5 in all How do you tell your children that you brought into this world that you cannot feed them and they look famished. No one left to borrow from Friends and relative shun them For debts unpaid He goes into the jungle each... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

That Moment

As the sun creeps in A myriad of colours are displayed on the horizon Sitting on the beach - a lone figure Grains of sand all around her She watches with awe God's creation Just waiting to capture the moment. Thinking how unblemished the morning seems Fresh Air, another beautiful day given to do as... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

All Grown Up

These young ladies.... I watched them grow A tiny toddler A naughty twosome A flighty teenager A refreshing beauty An Intellectual These young ladies of mine and Am I glad that they are mine to show off My lovely daughters, Sasha & Marissa All Grown Up. Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

The Ordeal

Somewhat confused was I As to why this ordeal came by In totality enveloped by darkness Thinking of things done wrong long past by Acceptance caused untold distress That a mere mortal am I With every step I took Just like a baby unstable was I A child, a sibling, a wife and a mother am I Then a... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Another day.

Today, as we were on our way to send our kid to college, I saw little kids playing in a school nearby my house and thought about how my kids have grown up so fast. Two girls -the other one doing medicine overseas. Great girls. Had breakfast with my husband, walked into the office together and its... Sign in to see full entry.

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