Treasure Island

roshan jha


Golden Granny


Mother of Mother
You are my Grand Mother
Root of the family tree

You are a Matriarch
Qualities in profusion
Like you I always want to be

My Granny with white hair
With glasses and no teeth
Birth to 9 children makes you venerable
You are the Elizabeth Queen.

And now you are gone, everything is wrong
The food does not taste good
As those elixirs have never been cooked

No one even knows how to comb; I still have a tangled hair
Resurrect my Granny as I still have to grow
I have to learn many more things from you

Don't leave me in despair
From my Golden Granny
I always need that extra care.

Submitted: Friday, July 06, 2012
Edited: Friday, July 06, 2012
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dedicated to the grandmother of my girlfriend on her 90th Birthday. She spread her love to everyone for 89 years.

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  • Urshula Davis (7/6/2012 12:41:00 AM)

    Sorry for the lost..my grandma is still holding on by the grace of God! ! Your girlfriend's grandmother is most likely smiling down on you and proud as ever due to this poem! This takes a whole lot of courage and any girl will be lucky to have you because it's evident that family means a lot to you! KEEP WRITING POET! ! (Report) Reply

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