THE BEAUTIFUL ONES ARE BORN

On a bright cool day A cry came from far away ‘Twas the cry of a newborn Some minutes past the day’s morn. People did their song and dance ‘Twas real, not a trance; That the beautiful ones had been born And their cry sharper than a car’s horn ‘Twas like a child caught in a […]

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If You Birth Through Color???

Some three years ago, I penned this down. A friend of mine actually had this as a theme to write on. In the moment when I wondered what type of theme that was, I decided to make an attempt. If you’ve ever (even if for a brief moment) felt the joy of bringing something, anything […]

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THE LABOUR OF OUR HEROES PAST…

We come to be Then we stand  And fall And stand  And fall more times than we could count… We cling to others Then we say we’re good on our own  So we stand  And fall And stand  And fall more times than we could count… It then seems normal for each generation to stand, […]

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POETRY ALERT: FACE OF A (S)HERO

She dreamt she dared and conquered. She worked, her prayers were answered Natives and locals she did love, Not wanting the children to go back above They talked, worked against but she strived Through criticisms, she ensured they survived Twin births, the pains of their mother She had come to say never bother With great efforts, […]

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MEDICAL CHRONICLES|6|LESSONS BEYOND MEDICINE I

One thing I noticed about the people in Graz/Austria was their friendly, kind nature. Seriously!  It wasn’t just the medical staff. It seemed like a culture.Each time we got on the bus, the driver would either greet with a “Morgen”,(German for Morning) “Hello”, “Goodmorning”  or whatever time of the day that was. It was morning; early […]

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Mother

This is a pretty old piece. it remains true, though. It was from my “little girl’s” viewpoint. MOTHER Yes it was your responsibility Which you did with all your ability Each time I lay to sleep Your eyes were all so wide to keep. You took every measure To see I had pleasure Even when […]

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