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Lifeline

Remembering My Mother Gratefully

I can not think of her and not be grateful

Photo by Nickolas Nikolic on Unsplash

I write with no picture of her
with me today, as I have not
been home for sixteen years.

She was my only friend for
my first three and a half years.
Two years me, she started a new life
in the tiny town as a teacher,
as my father was being treated in the city.
She taught me to walk, talk

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Diepak Paul

Diepak Paul

Life gave me much. I published first novel 2011. I am rewriting after my disability due to accident, and stroke. Starting to write here to heal, and be healed.