Me, Mothers, Non-fiction, Suffering

55 Non-fiction – Mother

I said, ‘Please talk to me.’ She didn’t.

I pleaded, ‘Please look at me.’ She didn’t.

I looked at my Dad. He stood by a corner, helpless.

Tears rolled down my eyes. I wished I could take back everything I ever did to upset her.

Nothing could be done now. Mom simply lay there. Lifeless.

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  1. Mother would know and understand. That is why she was/is mother, even when she lay lifeless. Hugs.

    1. Yes, I think she would, but guess I need some more time to accept her physical absence.

      Thank you Aunty. Love you. Hugs. 🙂

  2. Dashy says:

    Some things are too hard to accept, but we must move on anyway. Such is life. My condolences.

    1. True, Dashy. I’m learning one day at a time. It’s been a while but is still quite difficult. Thank you.

  3. nothing but tears in my eyes!

    1. (((Hugs dear)))

  4. Hmm recently lost my dear one too.

    It is never easy is it? surprisingly, writing has helped me.. (still helps me).. I hope it does the same for you…

    Just sharing mine. Like you did yours…

    1. Writing has been my vent….not just in the negative sense….for the longest time. Words sometimes help in releasing pent-up emotions more than we realise.

      Will surely read your post. Thanks for your comment Aparna. 🙂

  5. Everything, right from the title in retrospect, is haunting.

    1. I lived that moment Umashankar, not too long ago. You used the right word, it is haunting.

      1. I know the pain. May God give you strength.

        1. Thank you Umashankar. I don’t know if you would agree with this, but I’ve been able to find some relief through my blog and comments. 🙂

          1. Sometimes, your blog is your closest friend.Carry on, Blogger!

          2. It is. I’m glad I took up writing again after a long break. It is gratifying. Thanks Umashankar, I will. 🙂

  6. upasna1987 says:

    Shaking words… She must be a powerful lady who instilled in you that Life has to move on. Love.

    1. She was indeed powerful and an inspiration to many. Hope I can come close to what she was.

      Thanks Upasna. Good to see you here. 🙂

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