poet Nassy Fesharaki

Nassy Fesharaki

Child Birth

Child birth

She knew everything
About us; awake or deep asleep.

She knew of our beds
Behind walls, thick or thin.

She knew of jars there
As group, in single.

She knew of silo
Wheat, barley, all contents.

Even wives of her son
Once told me in secret:
"Your wife is pregnant."

I felt that I turned red
Then she talked with wisdom:
"She needs this…and do that…"

She knew my excess
In worries and access
Once again came advice
When saw me almost dead:
"Look around, see people…"

She said for barrier:
"They were born in same way! "

She wanted our success
In loving and caring
As needed, not excess:
"If you fall she is next…"

For darkness she was light
For our nights torch, candle.

But today the parents
Live on line with Google…
Right or wrong no feeling
Internet makes no sense.

Topic(s) of this poem: parents

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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  • Leela Chatterjee (3/20/2019 11:15:00 AM)

    The world is changing very fast.No doubt, Google is taking our time. But we enjoy our time.

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  • Bharati NayakBharati Nayak (2/19/2017 6:20:00 PM)

    Our wisdom was passing from generation to generation.From mother to child.Parents were our guide.We were looking to them for advice.Love was the binding force.Now people search net for knowledge.Machine replacing human beings'- - - - Human touch is missing- - - - -Congratulations for being selected Poet of the Day.

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  • Christina SimmonsChristina Simmons (2/19/2017 2:52:00 PM)

    This write had me towards the end in fits of laughter! Honestly one can't take anything too seriously otherwise the whole play will drive you barmy! ! ! Well done for gaining recognition for the day.

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  • Indira RenganathanIndira Renganathan (2/19/2017 10:53:00 AM)

    Thoughtful concept....a well crafted poem

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  • Chinedu DikeChinedu Dike (2/19/2017 10:34:00 AM)

    Insightful narrative poem, well articulated and nicely penned. Thanks for sharing Nassy.

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  • Muzahidul RezaMuzahidul Reza (2/19/2017 8:42:00 AM)

    She knew everything
    About us; awake or deep asleep. great written, thank you for sharing the poem with us

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  • Clarence PrinceClarence Prince (2/19/2017 8:07:00 AM)

    How very nice: For darkness she was light
    For our nights torch, candle.
    Thanks for sharing!

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  • Bernard F. AsuncionBernard F. Asuncion (2/19/2017 7:06:00 AM)

    Nice expression of reality on cyber life... congrats
    on being chosen....

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  • Jayatissa K. LiyanageJayatissa K. Liyanage (2/19/2017 6:02:00 AM)

    Its really pathetic, how the normal human life is robbed of all essences by the technology. Very well expressed thought provoking poem. Congrats for being the member's PoD. Thanks for sharing.

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  • Tom Allport (2/19/2017 4:17:00 AM)

    an interesting poem of birth and rebirth and what they entail?

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  • Kim BarneyKim Barney (2/19/2017 3:25:00 AM)

    The Internet can be wonderful or terrible, depending on how you use it. Many people do spend too much time online instead of having real lives.
    Very nice poem and congratulations on poem of the day!

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  • Richard Wlodarski (2/19/2017 3:25:00 AM)

    You have so profoundly captured the essence of humanity vs. technology. Empathy vs. indifference. It moved me greatly. Beautiful poem that is very worthy of Poem Of The Day. Congratulations, Nassy.
    I think that you might like some of my poetry esp. Mother. I invite you to my writings.

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (2/19/2017 3:11:00 AM)

    Giving birth to children. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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  • Anil Kumar PandaAnil Kumar Panda (2/19/2017 1:57:00 AM)

    The stanza summarizes how time has changed. Internet has become the passion with young and old and the human touch to our relationship is vanishing. Nice write.thanks for sharing and Congrats.

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  • Sylvaonyema UbaSylvaonyema Uba (2/19/2017 1:30:00 AM)

    She knew everything
    About us; awake or deep asleep.

    A well expressed piece of poem.
    Sylva.

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