She wraps her child in the old, soft mantle though the child is grown into a woman she has raised with gentle hands and tender affection her daughter shivers as the chill pierces the holes in the aged fabric a mother’s excuses no longer explain how they came to be there in the first place through the tight weave that could never rip ©Neetu Malik 2017 I have used an image for this poem on my other sites but am hoping for a better one!
An old friend of mine (42 years now) just emailed me and asked if I remembered this poem. He keeps a copy with him always and says it always inspires him and he lives his day by it. I just thought I'd post it here for the few who have never heard of it and for those who have to remember it again. Desiderata Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your...
You water me that I might grow lush and luxuriant you prune me when my branches stray too far out or too high you mulch me when you think I may wilt or die you nurture me as if I am too frail to stand on my own as if without you I might fail to thrive in truth, maybe it is you who needs me to survive (c) Neetu M. All Rights Reserved.
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