Homage to Mum

Mehrez Aounallah is a good friend of Lugh's and a teacher living and working out in Tunisia. Both Mehrez and Lugh will initially be working to translate some of Lugh's poetry into Arabic. This forum is a place where Mehrez can share multi-linguistic translation skills, poetry, thoughts and writing with the other members of Sensitize ©. This forum is moderated by Louis P. Burns aka Lugh for Mehrez Aounallah.

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Mehrez Aounallah
poet & writer
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Location: tunisia

Homage to Mum

Postby Mehrez Aounallah » Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:59 am

Memories of mother
Wrestling with the elements
In torrid heat or in biting frost
She was unyielding and defiant

A daily battle for our survival
Working her way in silence
From dawn to dusk
In devotion, not in submission

A cuddle here, a stroke there
Joyous we were like twittering birds
Home felt warm and tasted sweet
Despite all the hardships

Her family was her world
It started and ended there
Mother was adamant
That was sacred.

Mehrez Aounallah

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