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Ode To The Lady Who First Kissed Me
Author: SweetVenom

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Newly born, vulnerable and fragile,
Closing my eyes to the bright lights,
Afraid of the worldly gigs and plights,
I lifted my hands as if to protect my face.

After the washing and cleansing,
I was handed over to the chosen one,
I felt a sudden warmth rise within me,
As she wrapped me close and kissed me.

My forehead was the place she chose,
To lay her sweet caring lips,
I felt the never ending love of her,
Running through my spine till today.

Days ran to years and years to two decades,
I still 'hear' her soft kisses clearly on the phone,
with my dad's loud voice behind it,
This wonderful lady has brought a charm into me,
That charm is this wonderful life.

I talk, feel and write pathetic miseries,
with sadness evolving around and all along,
I missed to include the lady's pain and strain,
This lovely lady is still happy and with a 'gain'.

'Gain' for giving me 'life',
All she asks is for a small favor,
To be with her and that would make her happy,
But I roam around, dreaming and feeling lousy.

------- Author's Notes -------

She still kisses me on the phone.In this fast moving life,little do we find time for the people who raised us.As anybody would say 'I want to grow young',I would say that right now in my mid-twenties.This is dedicated not only to my parents but also to my guardians who raised me.Thanks for reading.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Thushi (84.74.183.108) -- Saturday, March 25 2006, 02:17 pm

nice.

Dear SweetVenom, ur poem is very nice. Ur parents must be proud of u.
Terrie* (66.81.137.63) -- Tuesday, March 28 2006, 05:50 pm

a kiss lingers ,it's a fingerprint on our heart

SweetVenom, thank you for sharin' such lovely words, i felt them touch me so delicately,i felt the touch of love as i read them .. you have soooo much love in your heart, as a parent , i love what you share from your heart..keep sharin' your heart with us..
Catyrose (128.123.220.136) -- Wednesday, March 29 2006, 09:25 am

Touching

As a parent this poem touched my heart. Your love shines across the page. I'm sure your Mom feels it too. Thanks for sharing.
Sweetvenom (47.251.0.12) -- Wednesday, March 29 2006, 03:10 pm

Thanks Thushi, Terrie* & Catyrose

Thank you guys.I literally thought of these scenes when I wrote it.Its one of my fast writes 10-15 mins maximum.While writing this,I felt a bit more emotional that I normally would. Thank you guys for letting me know your thought on my emotions.
Ashok (72.227.48.45) -- Friday, April 14 2006, 01:46 pm

good one

This is so nice. Very simple and impressive.
Mahadevan (59.92.49.163) -- Friday, May 12 2006, 06:15 pm

Good One

Good one..Keep writing such poems
Manimekala (125.22.46.128) -- Thursday, June 15 2006, 08:08 am

touched....

Mother is the one who really miss her kids at every moment. I really touched by that motherly love while reading your poem.
Kritz (125.22.234.21) -- Thursday, February 22 2007, 04:20 pm

Romba nalla erukku!

Tussi kamal! Its just Besonders(Fabulous)!I am so proud of being Your friend!Yar You have a Fabulous artistic thinking! Never stop ur thought! Do just write lovely poemz to make all of us feel the emotions and thank u for givin me a chance to read it!Actually u have awakend my spirit to think!
 
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