Treasure Island

Geetima Baruah Sarma

(April 26,1969 / Assam, India)

Acknowledgement


O mother, let me acknowledge
your selfless toil and pristine love
that you've always showered on me
and guided me to the right path in life.
Even today, when I'm beside you,
your face beams with sheer delight
and your tender heart can understand
all my emotions even though it's a trace.
Sacrifice, patience, trust...
ever shine through your actions,
wisdom, affection, inspiration...
ever reflect in your words.
You led me by example and
instilled courage to face challenges,
your vision - noble and lofty,
Oh! I simply admire your simplicity.
Inculcating values and self-reliance,
you taught me how to be independent,
I'm always proud of you, dear mother,
O God, take care of her forever.

[Published: In 'Your Space' of the e-journal 'Muse India' on 2 February 2012]

Submitted: Tuesday, February 07, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, February 08, 2012

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  • Jesus James Llorico (10/3/2013 6:47:00 AM)

    So sweet and beautiful verse, Though different in
    cultures and way of life, but the love for mothers
    is basically the same, it's our mother's love that never
    ends, our wisest teacher and our best friend. (Report) Reply

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