Mum !!!

‘And where exactly do you think you are going?’

‘My evening walk?’

‘But, where are you heading? How long will you keep drifting? I’m getting older by the second’.

‘O maa! Not now…I don’t know whats written, do I?…. I’ll be back in an hour’.

‘Huh! But you chose to drift, didn’t you? You quit to find new paths!…..You knew what was written then? You just knew you were in a stalemate, didn’t you?’

‘NO, I didn’t know!…nor did I have any illusions…I just followed my heart’.

‘Huh! You don’t have the luxury, girl…Dreams are better at bedtime. Don’t chase an illusion. You will only fall flat with a void too tough to handle alone’.

‘Maa, I don’t know about my dreams or what I am in for. And the recession isn’t helping either! The thing I’m sure about is, that, I came back for you….Bye..will be back in an hour…keep the dough ready’.

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47 thoughts on “Mum !!!”

  1. Ah… So you did manage to come up with something. 🙂

    Mums are tailor-made to fret and worry. *sigh*

    That’s what makes them all the more endearing. 🙂


  2. Kartz
    hehehhee…n when they dont worry, we miss that, dont we?

    d gypsy
    mommy said not to follow a gypsy:)
    happy mothers day yaar!

    🙂 u said it man!
    moms should worry a little bit for themselves too…plssssss mom:-)

  3. Hmmm.. the label is incorrect.. we know that.. don’t we? 🙂 give her a hug and tell that every thing will be alright.. just keep the faith and trust in her child intact..

    I know we are not good with it but give it a try.. 🙂

  4. happy mother’s day to everyonezz mom …I jus had a talk wid my mom ..and she was more excited than me.. LOL 😀

    Your post was unique ..and so are all the MOMS 😀

  5. Thats just another way showing her love to you.:-)
    Mom balances so many roles and yet she does so with a SMILE.
    My mum is the best thing ever happend to me. Always there to love, care and support.

  6. ST
    the label is is a work of fiction..i call my mom ‘ammaa’ 🙂

    vaise thanks for ur suggestion but her love n concern keeps taking over all the time!!

    hehhehe..Mom’s r funny! Wish ur mom too:)

    thanks yaar…well, thats me n my mom..always worried!
    wish ur mom too..

  7. Rushabh
    hehhee…like Kartz says..they r tailor made to worry!
    it is a complete work of fiction:):) at least thats how i look at it!
    thanks for visiting me:)

    🙂 thanks man! wish ur mom too:)

    hope the black n white contrast does not create ‘deafness’ in the eyes…thanks for ur feedback!

  8. Cm-chap
    yep! wish ur mom too:)

    Wild child
    well said, child..well said…all she does is worry for me:)
    my wishes to ur mom:)

    hehhehe…imagine what would happen if they stop…i for one start missing that!!
    my wishes to ur mom:)

  9. ST
    OK OK..i’ve changed the label, happy??
    n y r u echoing here??

    yep! maa tujhe salaam:) did!
    u 2 echoing here??

    🙂 but y r they like that?? pls wish ur mom da…

    label changed…i’m sure i have loads to express with this new label.. watch this space:)

  10. Nice fiction as always vinnie. The deep significance of walk as life and a mothers worry for the child was put very neatly. Unless I read more into it then was required. 🙂

    BTW, I wrote something about mothers as well. But I know you’ll be there shortly. 🙂


  11. Velu
    Thank u Captain…i’m so glad u noticed:)
    the child is me n i have metaphored n fictionalised a wishes to ur mom:)

    Peter n Sawan
    i have changed the color n font style for the posts..hope it is clear now? 🙂

  12. we had gone for dinner @ mainland china ‘n there was this mothers’ day card with some ‘hungry hippo’ offer – these darn folks try to sell food thru’ mothers’ day senti!! n u talk of recession 🙂 life, u know, is ironic to its chromosome, what we make of it… business, the vision!

    i aint quite these mamma day, pappa day kinda lad ‘n so mom gave me a u-know-what-forget-it look, (both of us had seen that card n looked at each other) i managed a silly grin n she said.. “i know, remembering 14th feb itself takes lot of GB from ur head-disk!!” 🙂

    but ya… what wud be life if these cares n concerns aint there… dough wud lose its taste 🙂
    nice one!! n thanks for the 55-round-of applause 🙂

  13. ST
    🙂 forgiven!

    🙂 u bet they r!

    der Bergwind
    🙂 men dont remmeber their own birthdays ! the food is yummmmy at mainland’s na?
    🙂 dough indeed gets tasty with moms around us…reading ur 55 was a pleasure…zor ka jhatka dheere se lage!

  14. Aditi……….:)
    thanks u! its real 🙂 i have also changed the label now:)

    sweetie!! wish ur mom too n i must say…u have come a long way, buddy!!!

  15. @ vinnie

    men don remember their b’days? neuuu.. these apple-falling-celebration-calls… i dont remember, pappa day, mamma day, must be more naa? ya, b’days i do 🙂 n my mum’s on the 15th of august.. so even one less effort to give!!!!
    n dont generalize the men clan.. id have adams beat up my u-know-what.. ya, food at ML China is yum, but none could fertilize my brain gud enuf… sigh.

  16. so that was a Mother’s day special post 🙂 nice..
    “kuputro jayeta kvacidapi kumata na bhavati” — In this world a bad child may be born,but never a bad mother

  17. Preeti
    thanks! n hugs back 2 u..

    der Bergwind
    if not for the woman in his life, a man will forget his birthday!
    anyways, u dont get hurt coz of this…

    sahi mein! my wishes to ur mom:)

    :)thanks!!..yeah, i am a bad girl..vaise, was that Telugu ?

  18. I don’t know about my dreams or what I am in for… The thing I’m sure about is, that, I came back for you…

    Damn good lines…

    Belated mothers day wishes to your mom…

  19. Pavitra
    🙂 thanksss! ur welcome n thanks for visiting!

    🙂 hope it comes soon..then every day my mom will celebrate mother’s day!

    oh yeah! thanks:)
    my wishes to ur mom too:)

  20. nice one indeed. Everyone has said pretty much everything so I cant actually add something new to it. But I enjoyed this post as I ironically I have never witnessed a mom dad talk ever of any kind …. thanks for sharing …!!!

  21. Rags
    sweetie!! in that case keep watching this space, i will try n put some ‘twisted talks’ too!

    u take care…u have a friend in me:)

    P.S: i want u to write some happy poems on sunshine, butterflies, rivers, flowers…u get the feel, right? n start NOW ….

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