Monday, December 3, 2012

Yearn…


Then… as a child,

They loved me and cared for.
They happily received and accepted,
My love & my flaw…
They heartily admired and enjoyed,
My goodness & my naughtiness…

No power plays… or ego clash…

…Now that I am grown up,
     Why are they different...?


My love for them is still the same…

Will I ever get them back…?
Will they ever understand me?

The yearning of a grown up child…!




10 comments:

  1. oh the dynamics of families...

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  2. Yes, those dynamics are strange indeed. nice one.

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  3. This is full of emotions ... really touched the heart !!!

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  4. yes, sometimes hard to understand these shifts. so true.

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  5. What a tender poem. Growing up can bring new challenges but may love abide. Nicely written.

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  6. Nice viewpoint revelation of the 'yearnings' of the grown-up child.
    On the surface each of my five seems to be different from the others.
    ..

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  7. We just have to try a bit harder maybe to make the connections alive :)

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  8. it took many years for my parents to finally respect me... for who I am, just as I am. They still don't always "get" me... but they love me for the woman I've become.... sometimes our parents have to mature into loving us as adults.

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  9. I agree with Laura and will add that we too learn to keep CHILD in us alive. Wonderful write.

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