veeraiyah subbulakshmi


Young mother!


When the mother is left with young children,
The hands are full and the mind is not dull,
Her eyes are down on the children, who rattle,
Not on the spouse, who suddenly stops to tattle,
Young mother is as busy as a bee, flying around,
The messy house to have the neat hive and honey,
She is not a queen bee to order the servants,
She is a human and needs help and love,
Helpless responsible young mothers are great,
For they have sacrificed their comfort for their brood,
So many professionals gave up their career,
For the love that they have upon their future,
Young mothers of the world, just relax and not to cry,
So much work day in and day out, but you are the Gods,
To provide what your young children need,
To cover them with comfort of loving blanket,
To protect them from all invisible germs and harms,
To plant the seeds of care in their mind to bloom,
Disciplined children are the outcome of your salty sweat,
Continue to sacrifice as our ancestors did.

Submitted: Monday, July 09, 2012

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  • Silver Star - 3,324 Points Patricia Grantham (9/12/2014 7:29:00 AM)

    A very worthy tribute to mothers and there undying love
    for their children. She wakes up early to take care of
    household chores before her brood arises. She continues
    going even still. Thank God for them. Very good. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,682 Points Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (6/22/2014 12:40:00 PM)

    A great tribute to all mothers who are synonyms for sacrifice...................a brilliant piece nicely crafted................. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 138 Points Spiritual Seeker (7/21/2012 5:09:00 AM)

    Salute to all mothers..beautiful write! Paradise is under the feet of mothers.... (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,229 Points Thomas A Robinson (7/19/2012 11:05:00 AM)

    It is hard for the mothers whom the men folk neglect there cares
    All night with sick children, all day with household fares
    A master of love to share, each child, every pet, the bed she shares
    Where pray God would the family be without young mothers there (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,187 Points Walterrean Salley (7/16/2012 8:45:00 PM)

    Beautiful tribute, saluting all mothers—the gatekeepers of life. We appreciate them profoundly. This piece would make a lovely Mother’s Day presentation. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Anele The_african_son Potelwa (umbhali_wasembo) (7/13/2012 10:43:00 AM)

    An Honor given, An Honor Granted, It is a really profound poem, one that brings upon a very important social element of young mothers, Tribute given! Tribute Taken

    The_African_Son (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 145 Points Nimal Dunuhinga (7/10/2012 10:49:00 AM)

    A great tribute to a courageous Mother!
    and my salutation. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 33 Points Mark Dillon (7/10/2012 9:28:00 AM)

    true, the centre of love, caring, teaching in the home, nice writing. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,198 Points Ramesh Rai (7/10/2012 3:24:00 AM)

    poignant, eloquent, brilliant.................I do not find any replacement for dedication of a mother which is well penned in your poem. flow in your poem is also nice.10++++++++++ Regards. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,550 Points Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar (7/9/2012 11:02:00 PM)

    u owe more to your mother than the God for your existence. the causewell projected. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Eric Cockrell (7/9/2012 12:33:00 PM)

    the noblest vocation calling of the human spirit... raising children! much respect should be given to young mothers, and fathers! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 340 Points Captain Cur (7/9/2012 12:09:00 PM)

    Beautiful salute to motherhood.
    Yes, mothers you are appreciated the world over.
    Now I must return to care for the little cutthroats
    under my charge. I can say that I am Pirate. (Report) Reply

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