Tag: family

“It Always Hurt Me To See My Mother Cry”

“It Always Hurt Me To See My Mother Cry”   It always hurt me to see my mother cry.   I remember in early childhood, there being instances. Like that time when I was in the third grade, and she was lunch mother at…

“Parenting S.O.S”

“Parenting S.O.S” With all due respect to others that won’t admit so, Parenting really crushes a soul. Try as one might, The only antidote is to temper your own expectations, So that disbelief at the ordinary can become as sublimated as one’s ego needs…

“Sugar Daddy”

“Sugar Daddy” One time when I was a kid, I woke up with enthusiastic hiccups. I woke my Father, he was nearest the bedroom door. He walked me down the hallway, To the kitchen. Turned on the light, And grabbed a cup from the…

40/40: Summer Poem Slam-a-bam! – Day 33 – “Independence”

    “Independence”     Once Upon A Time   An early arrival at 288 Bunker Hill Street for a Fourth of July Cookout. Bubba, our maternal Grandfather, cleans the round grill top. June rusted remainders of crusted Kraft Barbecue Sauced chicken. A damp dish towel and…

“Raised Stakes”

Aishwarya Jaju

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