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My dear Land lady

Updated on April 17, 2016

She was my dear Land lady,

Always smile on her face.

She was very kind and loving ,

Had all the charm and grace.



She spoke so sweetly and softly,

Every word she said was clear,

Sometimes I had to speak aloud

when she had difficulty to hear.



Wheever I spoke she was quiet,

Often closed her eyes.

Concentrated on what I said,

When needed , gave advice.


Sometimes she told me off

If I did something wrong ,

But her anger, all the time,

did not last for long.


Oh how nicely she cooked,

So delicious to taste !

She knew the kind of food

that I liked best .


Sometimes she would ask me

to sit down by her side,

As I did she would smile,

And then she would confide.


About the incidents of her life

and all the dear friends she had,

Her childhood , school days,

Her dear mum and dad.


After her parents death,

How she struggled all the way,

How she brought up her only brother

working hard all day.



The year she got married

to the person she loved so,

Who passed away quickly

That gave her heart a blow !



As she told me about her past

showing the photos she had,

I saw tears in her eyes

which made me feel so sad.



Putting back her album,

She would crack jokes and laugh,

I knew those were her ways

to make her mind tough.



One night she was so jolly,

Jollier than ever before,

Suddenly she was all quiet,

Wouldn’t talk to me any more.


I asked her if she was alright,

She smiled , said Good night.

Asked me not to worry,

to go to bed and sleep tight .



That was the last time she spoke,

Last time smiled at me,

She passed away later that night,

Or in the early morning it could be.


She looked as if she was sleeping,

in total happiness and peace,

With my eyes, filled in tears ,

I gave my mother a kiss.


Yes, she was a good mother to me

So kind, loving was she !

Even after all these years

She is always with me.









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      Kamalesh050 6 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India

      Writer20, Thank you very much for your kind words. I am glad that you have liked the poem.

      Best Wishes to you.

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      Joyce Haragsim 6 years ago from Southern Nevada

      It is a sad poem but also wonderful and beautiful.

      Yes, the world can be cruel to us losing our Mum's and Dad's

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      Kamalesh050 7 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India

      Thank you Angela for all what you have said. I am very glad that you have liked the poem.

      God Bless.

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      Angela 7 years ago

      Kamalesh, its a very good poem and I am so sorry that you have lost your land lady who was like mother to you.

      Life is so cruel at times !

      Take care.

      May God Bless you and give you the strength of mind at this hour of need.

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      Kamalesh050 7 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India

      Pritam, thank you very much.

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      Pritam 7 years ago

      Good poem. I felt so sad about your land lady's passing away. She was such a lovely woman !

      My Best Wishes to you, Kamalesh.

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      Kamalesh050 7 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India

      Many thanks to you, Samitchak for the excellent comment.

      Yes I was indeed so happy to have known this wonderful woman who was so loving and caring and was like mother to me. She is always in my thoughts even after long many years. I do miss her a lot.

      My Best Wishes to you.

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      Samitchak 7 years ago

      I don't know how many times I have read this poem here. It touches my heart. You are lucky that you have come across such a nice woman and I am lucky to get to know her through this wonderful poem from you. Thank you.

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      Kamalesh050 7 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India

      Your kind and sweet words have touched my heart.Thanks a lot Marcoujor for reading the poem and giving such beautiful comment.

      May God Bless you.

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      Maria Jordan 7 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      Oh it is your turn to make me cry~~ what a tribute to your Mother and I thank you as I share your sentiments more than you know. Voted UP & BEAUTIFUL.

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