I weep not for me

I weep not for me

I can endure the pain you give me

I am eternal and immortal

even when destroyed, I reinvent myself

under that gushing waterfall

do you see that lone tear

silently slipping down?

It is for you

for what you have become

for the depths to which you have plunged

your life tangled

in the brambles of living

your naked wantonness

circling like ravens and crows

if only you had been

intelligent like them

been without fears and prejudices

you wouldn’t have caused

so much misery to yourself and me

I will recover and replenish myself

what pains me is that you call me mother

then attribute retribution as one of my qualities!

which mother would harm her child!

I weep for you my child

for what you have become

your uncontrollable greed and hubris

has brought you to the brink

step back my child

mend your ways untangle yourself

I wait for you with open arms

I weep not for me!

speak to me …

Corvid-2020 Weekly Challenge #13

73 thoughts on “I weep not for me

  1. Powerful post Punam my dear! My sweet mother earth, I feel her sorrow and yearn to take her pain away. It starts with one to make a difference. Over a lifetime, the impact is tremendous…..though it would be profound if more people took responsibility and made strides to make a bigger impact.

    Hugs my sweet Punam, thank you for bringing awareness with your moving tribute to mother earth! 😊 β€οΈπŸ€—πŸ’—

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Jenna! I am glad it resonated with you. If only we all work responsibly.
      Hugs to you too, dear. I read your beautiful post yesterday but was unable to post a comment. Do look into it. πŸ€—β€οΈπŸ’•πŸŒ·

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  2. The dirge mellows…the poetic soul takes me down the stairs to the nativity…the childhood of mankind, cradled in nature’s lap…so powerful an imagery…enlightening !
    It reminds me of one prosaic post my wife on her page…
    Yes, she weeps not for herself…there is still time for her child to mend…..

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