A day in my mom’s life


The alarm rings. It’s 5:00 am; a start to a regular day in her life. She gets up from the bed with all the day’s chores in her mind. She starts with cleaning the house; all the bedrooms, the seating area and the kitchen. She comes to wake me up with a kiss wishing me a loved filled good morning, I get the smell of warm coffee along with freshly baked pancakes for breakfast. I haphazardly get ready for office, waving her goodbye in a hurry and pushing off to carry on with my life. She turns her attention to dad, gives him breakfast with equal love and care and waves him goodbye for his day at work. Then she gets ready for her day at work; a teacher she is.

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I do not recall what compelled me to turn back and approach her but nonetheless, I did so. A rational voice inside me cautioned me to stay away as my advancement may not be taken too frivolously in the present times of distrust and mishaps. However, the man in me was more than eager to get acquainted with this damsel.

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