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Good shade under hot sun

She woke up to the song of the rising sun Dealt with the domestic chores in one quick run When it's time to set to the duty outdoors, she locked those grotty wooden doors. She joined her friends at the site And majestically wore a shirt that's half white She bunned her hair into a striped towel Set her foot into the soil with a hoe and shovel. The sweat on her cheeks salted her lower lip The blisters on her palms gave her little grip The tired muscles demanded a moment's rest But no, she cannot afford to take the time's test. She is the second's hand of a 24hr clock To soothe her baby's hunger cries, she shouldn't cease to walk. She knows just three things - work,work and work, to nurture the baby whose long-gone father is a toxic shark. Two hours of extra labour, would do the two a great favour. Few extra drops of sweat, Confer four extra drops of milk to her baby's gut. When at the day's end, her stir-fried flesh returned home, the smile on her baby's lips wiped the sweat on her cheekbone. Battles of today gift blossoms in the long run. After all, her baby's filled tummy was like a good shade under the hot sun.

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Date: 5/18/2020 1:43:00 PM
The struggle of many mothers who toil to give the milk of love to tender babes, Powerful write Swetha
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Date: 2/15/2020 4:10:00 AM
This is so touching...a reminder that the nurterer never gives up her role and stand strong in all part of the world to guard her loved ones. No rule can change her natural instincts. Well penned. :) Sunita UPD
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Date: 2/14/2020 5:43:00 PM
A mother who puts her children first has a place in heaven. This is beautiful Swetha! Happy Valentine's Day! xxoo
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Date: 2/10/2020 9:59:00 AM
A profound write Swetha , thought provoking with a message that is so warm! Your strife, helps your baby's life! So well penned my friend, kudos. Blessings, Jennifer.
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Date: 2/4/2020 6:16:00 AM
A beautiful poem : the life is a name for struggle , and at the end , there is reward that is invaluable. You did it beautifully
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