Cry for Help!
Am a shining precious diamond
To protect me
From the fiery and Prying eyes
My mom covered me with
I remain hidden for many years
My ever shining glow
And I came to the light of many.
My mom did all that to protect me
May be her insecurity
Prompted her to do that.
I lost my dad long back.
But now moms turn arrived
She left me alone with tearful eyes.
She had so concern for me
Even after her death
Her eyes were fixed on me.
Now who will protect me?
Oh God! Help me please.
If I had been familiar with the world
I would have protected myself
If I had been taught to fight
If I had been taught to face the world boldly
If I had been taught to face reality
Or the bitterness,
Today, I would have survived tactfully!
Each time you kept me
Under the shell of your love and protection!
Of course I knew you loved me so much
Mom......tell me what should I do?
You left me all alone to my fate...
.................................. ................................................. ...
Please allow the children to face realities.
Make them strong to face this world boldly.
Love them Leave them not!
But let them stand on their own.
After all How many days can you hold child's hand firmly.
One or the other day they have to live alone!
©ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY GEETHA JAYAKUMAR 2014
Geetha Jayakumar's Other Poems
Read this poem in other languages
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.
Poet's Notes about The Poem
Comments about this poem (Cry for Help! by Geetha Jayakumar )
(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973)
(16 August 1920 – 9 March 1994)
(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967)
Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
(1207 - 1273)
William Butler Yeats
(13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939)
(28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827)
(24 January 1572 - 31 March 1631)
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
- The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
- A Child's Christmas in Wales, Dylan Thomas
- Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
- Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
- No Man Is An Island, John Donne
- If, Rudyard Kipling
- I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
- A Moment Of Happiness, Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
- Christmas Trees, Robert Frost
- Death Be Not Proud, John Donne
Poem of the Day
- A Universal Gift, Sandra Feldman
- The Constant Factor, Steve Kittell
- The Life Doesn't Stop for Me., Jiya Acharya
- Somewhere In Fantasy Land Hazel Icefrost, Heather Burns
- Beats of the New City., Jiya Acharya
- Somewhere In Fantasy Land A Wedding, Heather Burns
- Somewhere In Fatasy Land Bracken Elfshi.., Heather Burns
- Happy New Year!, Tushar Ray
- This Is Hell, Paula Glynn
- Nap Time, Michael P. McParland