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56/2017: Lessons from my Mother (2): Friendship

She taught me to seek, the ones who would hold my past in their heart, and wrap it with laughter, while promising me, with their eyes, that they would remember me in the future, even if I was not there to greet​ it with them. They in turn shared with me the pieces of her… Continue reading 56/2017: Lessons from my Mother (2): Friendship

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Day 139: In Memory

I write this in memory, In memory of a friend, And a mother. In memory of a wife, And a mother In memory of a soul too early gone. In memory of an angel Called back home too soon. In memory of a lady Who left a legacy of love behind. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN:… Continue reading Day 139: In Memory

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Day 129: Mothers

When I see the tears upon her face, I know she worries how I will win the rat race. I wish she knew how she lights up the dark, she is the flame which sparks my heart. A mentor, teacher, friend, and foe, these hats she wears to teach me where to go. I tell… Continue reading Day 129: Mothers

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Day 35: Lost (2)

I remember running Only coming back To take a bite Of the food You held out. Shouts of "Be careful" Followed by childish Promises of safety That I used to say. I loved how your soft Hands would Tuck me in at night. Feather kisses, The warmth of your breath, Wrapping me in Protective care.… Continue reading Day 35: Lost (2)