Poetry, Thoughts, women, writing

Feeling Blessed!

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! All of you! I am so overwhelmed by the response to my last blog post ‘When’ Dreams Come True’ that I am still a little teary eyed. So many of you responded on Facebook itself, where I had shared the post, and so many more sent me personal messages and even called me up…

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Life, poems, Poetry

Are you really going to kill me?

(Reposted from my blog “The quill of the phoenix“. Written in response to the heartbreaking picture by photojournalist Osman Sangirli ) Are you really going to kill me? I really don’t want to die, I’d rather run through the grass And pretend that I can fly. Are you going to kill me? I really don’t want to die. I have…

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poems, Poetry

My daughter, a wife!

I can still remember your first kick, The wonder of that tiny bubble of a movement within me, The love that flooded my heart and brought tears to my eyes. I remember how you would wake up, With a cheerful toothless smile, Bringing sunshine to my day Your first words, your first steps, The first poem you wrote, the first…

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