uday balakrishnan

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Our Son Returns

Poem by uday balakrishnan

Arrivals are always difficult
The awkward greeting
That tentative grimace unfurling into a smile
A guffaw and then the hug
Melts formality and time
He is back home again for a while
Seems to me he never left
Ah what fun!


Comments about Our Son Returns by uday balakrishnan

  • Jerry Hughes (12/3/2005 10:58:00 PM)

    a lovely understatement, Uday. Thank you for sharing...(Report)Reply

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  • Ernestine NorthoverErnestine Northover (11/10/2005 1:04:00 PM)

    Not quite as bad as farewells though! . Sincerely Ernestine(Report)Reply

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  • Mary Nagy (10/23/2005 8:48:00 AM)

    I love how sentimentall this feels! Beautiful Uday. Sincerely, Mary(Report)Reply

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  • Mahnaz Zardoust-Ahari (10/22/2005 10:42:00 AM)

    Makes me think about my brother...nice write!(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 22, 2005