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MY MOM

TO MY MOM DADA ZOUWAIRATOU M YAUKI THE TRUEST HAUSA-FULANI The iron core of the whole family She stands with the long rooster First crow which tears up, praying, and Goes on laboring till the owl grave hoots Herald the veiling darkness and darkness Is life, and might. But also death and weakness. The hoots made me feel so small when A child, and think of mother to soothe me, For I had fears, and my people's fears were Forced upon me too. Sorcerers! Magic! Backwardness! Moronity! Death! The twain Angels Of life after Death! Dream of stars, my eyes fully open To start Away from my tiny world full of fairy tales With the spider as the hero as running From the ghosts Oh, Allah! Lost before standing on my feet! I like my mom and she likes me too. She prays Allah to grant me success And I ask Him to forgive her, for She’s always been my surest support Of course she hadn’t been to school But was a school herself. Proud Greedy reader, my friend, be sure that She’s as divine as your MOST perfect mother.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 7/4/2015 2:23:00 AM
What a wonderful tribute to a wonderful mother! I love this piece and rate it a 7! Pandita
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Date: 6/15/2015 10:52:00 AM
The love of a mother never goes out.
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Date: 6/15/2015 10:51:00 AM
The love of a mother never goes out.
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Date: 5/7/2015 6:40:00 AM
I definately agree with this poem and I am especially in love with some specific words. I can quote: "the iron core", "She prays Allah to grant me success And I ask Him to forgive her", "She’s always been my surest support" and "Of course she hadn’t been to school But was a school herself". These words or sentences completely reflect what a mother is to her children and highlight the beaty of love from one person to another. the truth behind this poem just made my day and now I am full of smiles
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Date: 3/26/2015 2:31:00 PM
it seems like you have great love for your mother and that she has struggling enought for you . this poem is you manner to say thanks to her and to all the mothers around the world.
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Jaafar Sadig El Waad
Date: 3/27/2015 3:51:00 AM
Of course, I DO love my mom and think that all mothers deserve lasting love. thank you for passing by!
Date: 2/3/2015 10:38:00 AM
Wow ... great write jaafar... I salute every mother, who strive and struggle for their children... i am inspired to write as well... thank you.
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Jaafar Sadig El Waad
Date: 2/4/2015 2:13:00 AM
thank you so much for commenting!
Date: 1/28/2015 7:53:00 AM
This is an awesome and wonderful poem. Its nice spending some time here.. It feels so quality and deserving. Great pen friend
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Jaafar Sadig El Waad
Date: 2/4/2015 2:15:00 AM
heartily thank you for the comment, Funom! Jas
Date: 1/16/2015 6:36:00 AM
Hey Jaafar. Loved your tender hearted free VERSE. Stay on the path.
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Jaafar Sadig El Waad
Date: 1/16/2015 9:17:00 AM
Thank you very much for the encouragements.