Poem for an unknown mother…

Poem for an unknown mother... short poem

I wanted to be you

For all this while

I longed for your elegance

And that perfect smile

I picked up your style

I did things your way

How would you react?

What would you say?

Your thoughts, your dreams

Your hair, your eyes

To an extent that I wanted

The feet of your size.

And then one day I saw you cry

A zillion questions, but couldn’t ask why

You said you were weak, I could feel the pain

You didn’t even want to stand up again

Life is a bitch, I heard you say

And before I knew you were gone away

I still keep wondering, after all these years

How do smiles suddenly, change to tears?

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Chandrama Deshmukh

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Chandrama Deshmukh is a writer by profession and a poet by passion. Moonlit Monochrome is her first collection of English poems. She has authored two books of Marathi poems. A storyteller of sorts, the moon is her muse. Poetry for Chandrama is that one streak of silver lining amidst the chaos of life. Being an avid reader, photography enthusiast and a part-time playwright, she believes nothing touches her soul the way poetry does.Buy a copy of Moonlit Monochrome - Amazon.com | Amazon.in | FlipKart | Infibeam | Smashwords | Google Play | Amazon KindleWhat Is Moonlit Monochrome?I am picking up pieces of life And handing them over to you. Dipped in words. And longing. This book is a map of my soul. My moonlit monochrome.- Chandrama
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Jayshree Murali
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A mother’s tears known only to her ! lovely.

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