rajagopal haran

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Mother Becomes Daughter - Poem by rajagopal haran

The shopping mall
Brimmed with crowd
Individuals and families
With children and parents
Youths and elderly
Swarmed from everywhere!
Mothers got busy
In getting the correct size
Picking the right color
Checking the fitness
Buying bangles and belts
All ornamental in entirety!

Suddenly I saw a pram
Pushed forth by a small girl
Inside that, was not a child
But an invalid mother!
Mother was uneasy;
Daughter got busy;
She got the correct size
Picked the right color
Checked the fitness
Bought bangles and belts
Not for herself but for the mother!

Was that the proverbial saying?
That boat can enter a cart one day
And cart can enter a boat another day?
What went wrong God?
Daughter got promoted with distinction?
Or mother got demoted for the love?

Comments about Mother Becomes Daughter by rajagopal haran

  • (11/10/2007 3:43:00 AM)

    a very nice poem..................gud observation...................
    the mother is lucky to hav such a daughter............................
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  • Marilyn Lott (11/7/2007 6:46:00 AM)

    What a sweet but sad poem.
    Very nice.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 3, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 22, 2011

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