Treasure Island

Rakhi jay


Single Mother


She looked at the kid
With a cold face
A child who reminds her of her haze
A child whom she pretentiously hated
A child who was the part of her body for months
A child whom she bred with her blood

Sucking her breast voraciously
Quenching thirst and hunger
Holding her pearl necklace,
With its tender hands

The symbol of her immaculate trust
Was a symbol of dissolute life for the world
A mistake for which both are to be blamed,
Why do women bear the taunts?
Only because she conceive the child? ? ? ! ! !

The child withdrew his mouth
And looked at her with a contented smile
She kissed his tender face
Tears running from her eyes

She smiled at him and said
'You are my son, my life, my aim
Let the world cry down me
Let the world spit on me
I am your mother
I wont leave u my child, I wont '

Submitted: Wednesday, October 01, 2008

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  • Sadiqullah Khan (10/10/2008 3:24:00 AM)

    That deep relation betwen the child and the mother, , , the only bond that is difficult to break, , but again never perfect, , a mothers wrath for the child specially when she is too egoist and posssessive may ruin the child, , , do u agree? , , i liked your poem (Report) Reply

  • Vidyadhara ..... (10/8/2008 1:45:00 AM)

    Splendid.It is divine gift after the birth.Never to be
    referred as mistake.Taunts were there even for the
    Sita and mother and other greats.Small identities try and fail
    It is the Character and the truthfulness prevails over time (Report) Reply

  • Anjali Sinha (10/2/2008 9:42:00 PM)

    lovely poem rakhi
    the pain and stress that
    a single mother has to go through
    i like this:
    'Let the world spit on me
    I am your mother
    I wont leave u my child, I wont '
    --+10
    touching words indeed
    (Pl read mine ANSWER -WHY DO U LOVE ME) (Report) Reply

  • Seema Aarella (10/1/2008 10:42:00 AM)

    There may be bad women in this world but there can never be a bad mother....its a sensitive topic dealt with dignity and finally u do justice to the concept.
    Well done! (Report) Reply

  • Mamta Agarwal (10/1/2008 10:29:00 AM)

    this poem shows your compassionate heart. yes, a woman has to carry the cross of being a single mother. anyway, mothers always love and stand by their children.an emotional poem, with a touch of indigation. well done (Report) Reply

  • C T Heart (10/1/2008 9:03:00 AM)

    fine write here...emotionally penned well. An illustration of a new mother with great hope and strength for tomorrow. (Report) Reply

  • Ershad Mazumder (10/1/2008 9:01:00 AM)

    Dear rakhi poetry is not reporting or essay. Your theme is excellant. There are millions of poem on mother. But still three cheers for your feelings. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh T A (10/1/2008 2:33:00 AM)

    Your poem reveals the truth that mother's comfort is the greatest encouragement in this world! Nice poem! (Report) Reply

  • Ency Bearis (10/1/2008 1:34:00 AM)

    a very inspiring lovely poem...a sacrifice of a Single Mother should be recognized
    in every single way they are Martyrs.. nice concept nice write...

    Ency Bearis (Report) Reply

  • Fay Slimm (10/1/2008 1:17:00 AM)

    You write life as it sadly is dear Rakhi is this poem titled Single Mother. But the positive end is what the reader is lest with and that is strongly put, so this sad piece is not left without hope for a brighter future. Well done. (Report) Reply

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