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MOTHER – A POEM (Commemorating Mother’s Day)

13 May

You went through pain

Sacrificing in strain

Not minding whether there will be gain

And unsure whether I will be a vain

 

Loaded with load you knew not

Protruding belly of a strange carriage

With an overt façade

Regionalised by creasing countenance

Bellying

A suppressed agony

That the loaded load was tasky

 

From pregnancy to labour room                     

Prenatal to postnatal

My infancy to adulthood

Were relics of greatest sacrifice.

Thank you Mama, for giving me life.

 

© Femi Olabisi (April 2007).

    Twitter: @Femiolas

    http://femiolabisi.blogspot.com

    https://femiolas.wordpress.com

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Posted by on May 13, 2012 in Poetry

 

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