In Her Footsteps...


From crawling till walking,
From humming till talking,
From taking my worries when I moan,
To listening to my problems on the phone,
I thank 'mom' for all these times,
She is the symphony in my rhymes.
Forgot few things a child's eye would miss,
She cut her finger deliberating on my favorite dish.
She kept quiet when boss shouted for being late,
She had a lot to calculate.
I kept quiet on all these things,
She is a 'hero' whose praise no one sings.
She begged the doctors; even the nurses for me,
She prayed for my success bending on her knees.
She hardly slept when I was a baby,
She groomed me into a fine lady.
I should pay back her; in a way, she would agree,
For that, I have to be a mother as good as 'she.'

Comments

  1. Nice poem. Considering the amount of writing you do, I think you should sign up in Jottify. It's a site for writers and poets. Do look it up.

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  2. Neatly composed to the point... :) Good luck for your efforts to pay back your mom... ;)

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  3. WONDERFUL poem, Saru!

    "She is the symphony in my rhymes."
    "She is a 'hero' whose praise no one sings."

    Loved these lines AND the ending sentence that clinches it all together! :-)

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  4. Heart warming poem. :)
    "Mother" - the most beautiful word and the most beautiful person. No one can take her place. :)

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  5. Sooo touching! Such a wonderful tribute to mothers. Brought tears to my eyes!

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  6. Saru, these are the best expressions for adulation of a mother and this is what a good child can do,,, 'acknowledge'. You truly have done so..

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  7. Very touching poem... no woman has a tougher job than a mom.

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  8. So wonderful poem Saru..:) Dedicated to all of us mom here and soon to be one..:) Your poem was great, love that comes within one's heart of a great mom is here, I love to read it again and again..:) Thank you Saru, for sharing us your piece.. God bless you and your heart..:)

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  9. Really unmatchable!
    Saru,its beyond my calculation, a poem can be of this potentiality.
    Make it a artifice at you drawing room :)
    You cant beat this with anyone for sure.
    Wish well being of your proud Mother.

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  10. Nice tribute to Moms, Saru!! Mom's the backbone of every family!!

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  11. Just one word...awesome!
    Way to go Saru.
    Cheers!
    Nikhil

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  12. Lovely! Mothers are truly heroes, and they deserve some care and appreciation for it. Beautifully penned down!

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  13. Amazing. Very beautifully penned... :)

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  14. Loved the last line. Very true!

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  15. Lovely lines to describe a lovely person called "Mother" .

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  16. Soulful... I can identify with it. Mothers are indeed unsung heroes of our lives...

    I wrote a poem on my mom and gifted it for her b'day... she was touched! I felt happy too... Mothers are special. Loved your poem a lot..

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  17. Lovely!! You have captured the emotion so beautifully..! Brilliant Saru!

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  18. Lovely beautiful awesome :)

    Take care and keep writing.......

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  19. Nicely penned. Making me miss my mum a lot. :)

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  20. Tears in my eyes.. Mom's r so special. D mothers unconditional love is just a best gift for every individual..

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  21. Thats so touching.. I loved it...
    Happy new year!

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  22. I love this poem my friend, recently I also wrote a tribute to all mothers... as I am also thankful to my Mom for being the best mom ever :)

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  23. Amazing words....mothers are truly the best!!

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  24. awwww this is wonderful Saru! Loved it

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  25. awwww I am so touched.. Mom’s are the best and their unconditional love is invincible <3

    Love
    http://www.meghasarin.blogspot.com

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  26. Mother as good as she.. wow... loved the imagination..

    Happy New Year
    Weakest LINK

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  27. What an ending line! :):) Soulful and superb Saru. :):)

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  28. very touching! we dont always thank our mom as much as we should, do we?

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  29. Loved the last two lines... <3

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  30. And I featured some part of your comments at my latest post right now my friend for the second as part of the twist.... :) I am really happy for it :)

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  31. Your amazing choice of simple words and weaving them together into a 'moving' poem stumps me!

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  32. The real hero indeed :)
    Beautiful post, yet again!

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  33. Beautiful thoughts and touching sentiments! Enjoyed dear....:)

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  34. Moms are the best. They take care of you well when you are sick, wash you clothes, are there to talk and give great advice.

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  35. Werent those the sweetest lines ever!!
    But I dont think I can ever pay her back...even by doing that...coz I can never be as good as her.

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  36. I have seen many pictures of footsteps on sand in different perspectives! Everytime it works!

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  37. a lovely tribute to your mother Saru Ji :) this put a smile on my face :) beautiful :)

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  38. Words are never enuff when it comes to mama..and the feeling is always the same...irrespective of species...moms are always there...will share the rest of my comment over chat :) if you dont mind :)))

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  39. You'll make a wonderful mother, don't you worry, much better than you expected :)

    Nice read,

    Cheers,
    Blasphemous Aesthete

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  40. what lines Saru...echoing sentiments and emotions perfectly...

    we all love our moms... truly, madly, deeply.. :-)

    All the best for the new year.. :-)

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  41. :) You will for sure :)

    God bless you :)

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  42. Beautiful!
    Wish I could say the same thing..

    My best wishes and blessings to you in 2012!

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  43. You're a beautiful person. Your words enhance it :)

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  44. I really dont know what I would have been or done withouth Mom. I dont think I can ever pay her back. lovely words Saru :-)

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  45. beautifully written:) you can never indeed pay back your mother, their love is one to which you will always remain indebted:)

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  46. Lovely and very true words :)
    She prayed for my success bending on her knees.She hardly slept when I was a baby,....

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  47. Motherhood is the gift of God and that's well portrayed in your lines. Nice work....

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  48. Mother...a words that your poem explains in inexplicable terms. Great! nicely done. I loved the way you put it: "I should payback her; in a way she would agree,
    For that I have to be a mother as good as 'she.'"
    nice work Saru ji.
    Anu.

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  49. Last line superb. You have to be a mother as good as 'she' and a daughter second to none. :)

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  50. nice.. she she she...it remains her...

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  51. i loved the poem,,, you presented it in a very right manner and with a perfect respecting tone to a mother

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  52. Very nice Saru!

    Moms are incredible. :) Could connect to every single word of the poem.

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  53. From crawling till walking,
    From humming till talking,

    Amazing lines Saru , all of us feel the same way for our mother, you have expressed it for all of us.

    thank you

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  54. A lovely dedication to the supreme being!

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  55. Superb! Keep rocking and congrats for Editor choice...:)

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  56. very well penned :)
    love the cadence of words.
    very impressive narration. nothing less expected from you Saru :P
    thumbs up 8)

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  57. Simply love your work ...yu do the best in wot yu do and its beautifuly penned:)

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  58. such touching lines
    the mother in me is moved beyond words

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  59. Wonderful tribute to a mother and your children are sure lucky for that resolution you have made

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  60. very nice words nd very touching...love it...my daughter loved it too:)

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  61. very touching and lovely poem Saru..
    Gr88 work...

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  62. dear saru .......amazing writing .show love ...mother is best ,touching .....loveable .best of this world !
    i have no words to say anything ..........just HEADS OF YOU ......:):):):)

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  63. No wonder a Mother is placed on a pedestal even above God... Lovely poem.

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  64. Nice poem.All mothers are like that-you too will be no less!

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  65. A lovely tribute to your mother!

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  66. Happy Mother's Day :P (kidding)

    mom's rock !

    very touching poem dedicated to all the mothers of the world .

    hey how come i subscribed to your blogs but still i do not receive any updates on new posts ?

    something's wrong i believe .. lemme figure it out ..

    rahul

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  67. wow!!! this is awesome. It is so very simple ,yet so meaningful and thought provoking. There cant be a better tribute to your mom for her upbringing, than these words. :)

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  68. Awww..so touching. Mums are indeed the best!

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  69. Yay I am back now my friend... checking again... and I am sincerely inviting you to submit your blog at our New! SB Blog Directory... it's powered by linky tools ... see you my friend and I always looking forward for your new masterpiece...

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  70. beautifully written....thanks for sharing...

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  71. good one. every line/word was emotional.

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  72. awww, it touched me to the CORE... a brilliant masterpiece Saru... Am in love with this as I've already read it thrice... Beautiful would be an understated word for this! I need to find a new one :)

    Cheers,
    Anand.

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  73. Hello Saru.
    Since my dad died many years ago, my mom has been both mom & dad to me, so I know only too well the strength & courage of mom.
    Wonderful tribute to your mother Saru.
    Thanks for sharing. I appreciate your comments too.

    You might like:
    Flower Of India

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  74. Beautiful ! Dedicated to all mothers :)

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  75. mothers .. thats why they say MAvaan thandiyaan chavaaan ...

    Ma bina na koi laad ladaunda
    rondiyaan nu na chup karwaunda
    Ma hai rab da roop oh duniya waliyo ..


    Loved the lovely poem ..
    Bikram's

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  76. awesome , a hearty oblation offered through such beautiful lines..MAA she is d most loving,caring,beautiful being on Earth....:) (luv u MAA)
    thnx saru for writing such a lovely poem :)

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  77. Mom : most lovable person on the Earth. We can't explain her role in our life in letters.

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  78. WOW! Your words have magic just as beautiful as the person in reference, Mother! Loved this one very much :)

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  79. very well expressed !! , speechless .. so true and so touching ..

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  80. Special and awesome tribute to all the moms:) very touching .. Excellent writing Saru loved it...

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  81. "Mere paas maan hain.." no wonder they say. Being like your mother is a good way to pay back but difficult!

    Did a humorous post on it sometime back:
    Mere paas maa hain .

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  82. A very pure thought, beautifully composed... A wonderful tribute Saru-jee... Hats-off to all the mothers in this world..

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  83. Mothers are indeed special creatures... Thank you Saru for dedicating such wonderful lines... :)

    Love,
    Indie :)

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  84. mothers are always the best.......really heart touching poem....have tears in my eyes.

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  85. Thats fabulous saru
    'mother' another incarnation of god

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  86. She is a 'hero' whose praise no one sings.

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  87. This poem is very close to my heart. I wrote it for my mother when I was going through a tough phase.
    Thanks for liking it and for your lovely comments.

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  88. Another beautiful one there Saru, loved it! :)

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  89. guess i am the last one to read this..

    it is beautiful beyond words saru., mom s the world..
    cant decide which line i love more, loved them all.. :)

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  90. Such a touching prose. Very nice Saru.

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