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Oh Mother

Rating: 4.9

Forgive me mother, for I have sinned,
those deeds shamed you and drowned me in guilt.
Forgive me also for those selfish acts,
which ached your temples and burdened your heart.

You birthed me to profess the joy of womanhood,
to share with your seed your myriad moods
but i couldn't elude the competition of inheritance
and had to bear your spouse's traits of narcissism.

A tumultuous of sensations you caged,
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Sunday, November 1, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: birth,feminism,mother daughter,motherhood
Dr Antony Theodore 03 April 2016

Embrace me mother and rain on me with your tears. Open your heart and fill me with your wildest fears. I am your daughter, a joy of your life; To feminism, let’s cheer, a whisky with some ice. i smiled as i read the last line.. mummy lets drink a little bit of whisky. feminism......... loved this poem. thank you dear poetess. tony

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Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla 02 November 2015

Sanika this poem is very good and emotional too.....and that too you wrote on motherhood is very nice! this shows how beautifully thoughts can get birth from ur mind....really this is a heart touching poem....so nice of u to write such a nice poem.....thank u my frnd to share this....

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Sanika Khairnar 05 November 2015

thank you so much pranayee. it feels so good when your work starts getting acknowledged by people who actually write about emotions. i had written this 1 month before. post your works too pretty pleasee! !

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Ratnakar Mandlik 01 November 2015

The bond between a mother and her daughter is always very special and ten time stronger than the bond between a father and his son. The phenomenon of mother-daughter bond is adroitly explored in your poem along with a desire to help mother's empowerment for exploring feminism after a certain stage in life. Happy to note that such maturity is visible in my own city. Thanks for sharing.10 points.

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Sanika Khairnar 01 November 2015

Thank you sir for your overwhelming response. It was a feeble attempt at eliminating the stereotype on what is written on motherhood.

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Kumarmani Mahakul 01 November 2015

Mother forgives always to all mistakes of children and nourishes all sons and daughters well. This wonderful and nice poem shared that provokes thought to prevent female children too who are up coming mothers to nourish human society. Wise sharing...10

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