March 8, 2014
There are many facets to a woman and it is a known fact. However the most prominent that comes across are those of a 'Mother' and that of a 'Wife'. I have had the pleasure of knowing, hobnobbing with many in their different facets without ever being at 'the receiving end' as they put it. It is just beyond me to even think that a woman could do anything that may be termed as 'harmful'. It is really with a gaping mouth, I read some of the criminal stories which sadly are on the rise now with women in the lead role of a vamp. In any case 'International Women's Day' is here once again and I thought it prudent to share my thoughts on the two important facets which I just alluded to. So here goes the Poem in 2 parts......and a conclusion.
Two Facets - A Tribute to Woman Kind
Maa - The Mother
Day in and Day Out
You take care of me Throughout
Can't envisage life-You Without
Maa - You seem to know even my Thought.....
My Porridge My Lunch My Dinner
My Buttons My Shoelaces My Dresses
My Books My Fees My Exams
My Job Hunting and initial Struggle
A perfect 'Care Taking Model'
Oh! Maa! Can there be any other God or Angel?
Partner - The Wife
You make perfect entry after an Interval
In Perfection and Expectations You do Marvel
I look for my 'Mother' in You....
You for your 'father' in Me.......
So starts the Tussle
After the initial Cosy Cuddle
A different Velvety Touch you give my Life
Soothing Solace after any Strife
Giving real meaning to Partnership
Enabling me to face any Hardship
Then you become a 'Mother' and it'll dawn on you
What's it like to be this way Too
Now caught between the 'Wife' and the 'Mother'
I see His story repeating again.... For Sure
So - They receive They Adapt
To every Condition their reaction Apt
It's for all to support them with Tact
For then only perfectly their roles they Enact.
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