Empty Bed

I shared your warmth On my skin, on my bed. That warm patch was comforting When you lay sleeping With your little hand curled In my big one, Content. The warmth And the smell of you Seeped through my skin, Drenched me In your smiles; Grew roots within. But one day You were just gone.…

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Just Your Everyday Conversation Between Husband And Wife

Husband: “Oh boy, will you look at that? I don’t think we’ve ever had it this bad before?” Wife: “Oh, umm, yuck….gack! It does look bad. How? How are they capable of such things?” H: “I was just going to say that. Well, don’t just stand there, do something; it’s a mess and it’s getting…

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Doodling Again

via Daily Prompt: Age It’s been an age since I doodled, and since I’m not writing much for the blog (actually, I’m not writing much, period), I thought I’ll just try doodling one evening and post the result, and these two were done in the one hour that my daughter was out playing with her…

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Thirty Seconds Tale #11: Boo-Boo

“Eat carefully! Don’t let the food drop on your clothes, okay, or Mumma will be very upset with you”, she scolded her toddler, and when she took her own spoonful to her mouth, it slipped and plopped right on her own clothes. “Haw, Mumma made a boo-boo!” Copyright Β©2017 Pradita Kapahi. All rights reserved.

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Motherhood

  Do you know, Darling child of mine, That no matter however much, I may be crossed with you, That no matter how many times, You may throw your tantrum fits, That no matter how many times, You may wreck the room, That no matter however much, May I be troubled and wearied, It’s at…

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Pride and Protestations

via Daily Prompt: Protest   When my daughter turned 2, a discerning parent told me,   “Congrats, and brace yourself for the Terrible-Twos!”     I smirked at the well-wishes of a far more experienced person. I thought, so far parenting has been a breeze except meal times. I didn’t see how a number could…

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