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Hey Ammamma!

Ammamma, my dearest grandma
Beloved Amma to my Ma

You lived beautifully
And left peacefully

But you'll remain with me forever
For none understood me better

You taught me objectivity
And that failure is but a passing cloud

Everyone admired and adored you
Girl, that made me so proud!

You were progressive and adaptive
And always aware and inquisitive

People cherished your company
Lady, your were so lively

With your singing and talking
Burping and teasing
Listening and discussing
Smiling and joking...

Darling Ammamma of mine
You are simply divine

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Eliana's picture

Dear Pushpa, I don't have

Dear Pushpa,
I don't have words that can express the beauty and deepness of your poem. Really phantastic and touching: written from the heart with heart.
Great poetress! Compliments!
Thank you.
Eliana

Eliana

Claudia's picture

Beautiful

Pushpa,

You brought me to tears with this poem. I saw my grandmother pass away peacefully last summer. She passed away in her home as she desired, with her loved ones present.

We were one. Truly, she was like my mother, and I another daughter to her. I was closest to her. To process her death and to keep her in my heart, I have a diary and I write down random memories of her that pop up, or I write letters to her to let her know how much she is missed and loved.

I will send her this poem.

Claudia

Mukut's picture

Touching!

Beautifully written! Full of warmth and love.

Thank you.

Love,

Mukut Ray

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