Monthly Archives: December 2012

The echo of my love

The echo of my love was heard in shadowed halls of heart, as softly, grief on tiptoe made her way into the dark. The hardship that she carried, was wrapped time’s bright cloth, and held the truth of motherhood; eternal … Continue reading

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Joy and grief

The whisper drifts around my mind and waits, silent, patient, hidden in the mists it calls itself to being, never late; it will appear when joy bestows her kiss. The words are murmured, quietly, soft and cruel they linger in … Continue reading

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Sweeper woman

Thin, brown stick of woman, her face grown old with pain, dark eyes of long forgetting the years not seen again. In youth she dreamed so easily but living gave her truth that Harijans must keep their place; they have … Continue reading

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God’s great cloak

The starry cape of God’s great cloak, has settled on earth’s edge, as hunched, God sits, intent and still, watches waits and broods. With glistening folds of flaming light to drape around those thoughts, reflecting tears of mirrored years which … Continue reading

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My children grown

My children grown and suddenly, the sense of something lost, intangible and barely known; I’d overlooked the cost. As I had stretched in welcome, in tumultuous birthing hour a sense of new beginnings rose; for time to then devour. It … Continue reading

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Ah love

Ah love. You crept inside myself when I had glanced aside. Your gentle tread was barely heard, your soft touch drifted by. Defences down and turning back, I saw your shape and cried and yet too late; you found your … Continue reading

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Can mother ever love enough

Can mother ever love enough when child perceives the all; encompassing, sense of more, a mother beyond time and place? Can mother ever love enough when child believes the all; enfolding mother image, will keep them safe, secure? No mortal … Continue reading

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Isis Remembered

The world well wrapped in welcoming wings, assured, a place provided where safely spent, the years could rest; peruse the pages silent. The Goddess gathered, garnered close the sore and scattered parts, of all her broken peoples – of life’s … Continue reading

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Monsoon

Green grass groaning in wild wind wake of monsoon’s crooning call; grey sky hung on horizon’s head – the moan of newly born The mantra dark and mournful soars high to crown the day her words wash well the face … Continue reading

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The price of a daughter in India

You sold your daughter, tied her sari tight and sent her off, to strangers. The bonds were there before she left you. There for all her new family to see. Not that they looked too closely at her. They were … Continue reading

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