Treasure Island

Emo Princess

(1st September 1995 / Male'; Maldives)

I miss you, Grandma


Alone I sat in the dark
Not knowing what to do
As she passed away
Joys of my life buried with her

Miss her so much
When I see the carom board
Want to play the shell game
To maintain her memory

Whenever I try to get some sleep,
Your fairytales ring in my ears
Why did you go away?
I feel so lost

Not one single story I read
Without your remembrance
The more I read,
The memories come flooding back

We shared everything
Love and care, sorrow and happiness
You were a part of me
And you’ll always be

So I want you to know
Though you’re not here
I still care, grandma,
I still love you.

Submitted: Sunday, November 15, 2009

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