Monday

Things I miss much

Mums innocence

Mums eager enthusiasm of sharing and giving

Mums easy forgiveness

Mums cooking

Mums constant chatter and engaging endearing ways

Mums sulk and the ease with which she would come around

Mum as a favourite punching bag who never punched back

Mums vegetable shopping and me lugging those heavy bags behind her

The sneaky stops at the vada pao wala to eat the forbidden

Mums child like excitement for the same thing done the millionth time over

Mums partiality towards ghee and its generous pouring in our food

Mums healing touch when I was in pain

Mums all encompassing unconditional love

Love you, love you, love you and miss you lots Mum

11 comments:

Mahua said...

Overwhelmed. Made me realise how much i take my Mum for granted...

Mee said...

@Mahua -they say memories are triggered by a quick visual on tv, the smell of cooking, a faded photograph or even an offhand comment but no such thing for me. Good memories always stick

Aijaz Ahmed Pitafi said...

You missed to mention the "prayers of mom for her children" which protect us from all worldly evils throughout our whole lives without noticing them ever.

Mee said...

@Aijaz- O absolutely! Its her and my Dads prayers (as am sure all parents for their children) that keeps us healthy and strong. so many zillion things about our parents one takes for granted:(

Mahua said...

So true Mee..you live with some memories all your life...beautiful endearing memories :)

Seema said...

I broke down after reading this. Miss my dad so much. Parents are the best thing that happen to you. Someday are more tough than the others but the void is there all the time.

Mee said...

@Darling Seema:) a special hugg for you. Don't despair- they are watching over us and continue to be our Gaurdian angels. For sure the void they leave behind cannot be filled...

kay said...

This post brought so many memories rushing. Made me remember all the time I spent at your place. Cannot forget your moms chola was my fave. Also bought back all the tender memories of my mom and how I took her for granted, know they are all watching over us. :)

Sonu said...

Everything there holds true for Papa as well :)
I know he's the Guardian Angel always watching over his devil here...

keshi said...

very true. and very well said. thou it is very hard for me to describe the life with mum. you have put and said things in a very apt way. god i miss her and dad loads. love them always.

Mee said...

@Kay- I have obviously not figured you from your web name. do pls reveal your identity?:)

@Sonu- he is:)

@Keshi - I know (more than you think I d) how much you miss them my dear sister. They are looking over you, smiling indulgently at your tears and saying to each other- look at this genteel courageous child of ours - and feeling immensely proud of you.Hugggg