Tag Archives: sorrow

Photo Challenge #166 – A Mother’s Sorrow

Image: Copyright NEKNEERAJ She’d agreed to take the children home for after some hours at the hospital they were tired and bored and starting to act up. She left her son and her daughter’s family there huddled around her bed, … Continue reading

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Literary Saturday Prompt #9 – Grief

This week’s Literary quote: When sorrows come, they come not single spies, But in battalions! —Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare It was never going to be fair No matter what was said Words were mere platitudes. Fought the … Continue reading

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OpenLinkNight – November 2014 – The Unthinkable

It’s thrilling when the unorthodox Triumphs over the orthodox. I watched you as a boy playing Toying with opposition bowlers Your flashing bat smashing the ball The boundaries around the field. I suffered your disappointments Celebrated your successes The youngest … Continue reading

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Prompt #64 “Ya’aburnee” – Past Routine

Ya’aburnee: Both morbid and beautiful at once, this incantatory word means “You bury me,” a declaration of one’s hope that they’ll die before another person because of how difficult it would be to live without them.   I stand looking … Continue reading

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