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Friday, 20 September 2013

Home sweet home


                                          
I just now read  Suzi's Write Tribe's unique idea of   writing 
whatever comes to mind.  The first thought which came to my mind was 'my home'.The home which is my nest, my life, and my succour   Wherever we go, when ever we go, we wish to be back home. Many a times we wish to go for an outing for some days,but once away from home we yearn to be back  home. Our own abode!  There is a popular saying,'the heart is where the home is'. It is literally true in my case. I love my home, my corner, and my  belongings. 
                                  We built our house with great enthusiasm, devotion, zeal and emotion. All our life's savings we happily spent on the construction of our dream house. When the house was completed my  exuberance   and exhilaration knew no bounds. My husband's  love for gardening  got an impetus. We have more than five hundred plants, which he tends with great care and passion.On the roof top we have planted flowers. On the back side is 'kitchen garden' where we have grown tomatoes, brinjal,cabbage, cauliflower, spinach, lemons, guava pomegranates and many other plants.It is very fulfilling to see the plants growing. In the balconies, we have placed potted plants.
 Here is a small poem, which I wrote when my grand daughters were here. Now both of them are  pursuing higher studies. The elder one in USA  and the younger one in the college hostel.

A home that was in my dreams
Its dream no more, its my nest
A look at it makes my eyes gleam
A wish fulfilled, it is the best.

Its  here we lead  happy  hours
Chirping of little ones  gleefully
Dancing, singing, in rainy showers
Mom and daughters enjoy freely.

Flowers of all  hues and shades
 Planted  tenderly with love and care
With an ornamental green canopy
Swaying merrily  on the roof garden.


Hubby and me lost in old memories
Soft divine music,manna  for the soul
An old couple, he and I, playing card
Enjoying each moment in our dream.                  




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This post is a part of Suzi's Free Write for Write Tribe for this week.


29 comments:

  1. Lovely!!! Your post gave me a glimpse of heaven...We all love our home but the way you described it is totally SWEET...
    Thanks...Love...Hugs...:)

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    1. Thanks Sheela. Every home is a dream come true for the occupants.

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  2. Indeed there is no place like home!
    500 odd plants? Wow! Sadly that is one interest that has yet to get to me - no green fingers, let alone thumb!
    Stay blessed, you and yours!

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    1. Thank you ushus. Home is the only place which gives us solace.

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  3. Stunning! The climber is so huge it lifts up the energy of the house so well! Loved the beautiful poem you coined not only for you , for all our sweet homes!

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    1. Thank you Padmaja.I am glad you liked the poem. This is my first attempt.

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  4. What a lovely house Ushaji. The pink face of the building matches to the hues of the flowers to compliment each other. Indeed its home sweet home. Its enriching to eat from one's own kitchen garden.

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    1. Thank you Kalpana. Every body loves his/her home.

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  5. Beautiful home...
    Can see that it hold much love and memories...

    And an equally loving write-up and poem :)

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  6. Thank you Satya. Glad that you liked it.

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  7. What a lovely home, what a lovely poem and what a lovely couple!

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    1. Thank you Rama.Home is the place where we can relax.

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  8. Hi Usha, you have said it so nicely...lovely read..

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    1. Thank you, Fathom Me. Glad you liked this. Welcome to my space.

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  9. Lovely post.. really enjoyed reading it.

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    1. Thanks Sumi.Glad you enjoyed reading it.

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  10. Such a beautiful house ...so full of plants!! I love this kind of a house :)
    Beautiful emotions are expressed through poetry, Usha Love it. May God bless your home...:)

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    1. Thank you Panchali. Home is the place where we get solace. This is my first attempt of writing a poem. I am happy you liked it.

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  11. That is a lovely house. :) Your write-up is so heartwarming.

    I do not own my house yet, but even so, I love it and love coming home every evening.

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    1. Thank you Ava. A house becomes a home when we love it. Best wishes that you have a house of your own soon.

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  12. Oh how sweet. I loved your poem and you have a lovely house. Thanks so much for taking part in my prompt.

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  13. Suzy, I am really happy to participate in this prompt. I am glad that you liked it.Thank you for your sweet comments.

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  14. u have such a beautiful house..and i loved that creeper crawling all it's way up like that!! and great poem to accompany too!

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    1. Thank you Princess. This creeper is just outside my room. It gives a very cool feeling.

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  15. Beautiful...love your home and the lovely poem. Thanks for sharing your home with us.

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    1. Thank you Sulekha. This is my first attempt of writing a poem.Happy that you liked you.

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  16. Your house is so beautiful, Usha-ji and the poem is a perfect tribute to ur abode. I love the color of your house:)

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    1. Thank you Vishal. Glad you liked the poem. This is the first poem I have written.

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  17. Hi Ma'm,
    Just happened to read this post now. I can identify with it as we are building our home at Palakkad, Kerala. It is truly a special feeling :-)Loved it :-)
    " A house is made of bricks and stones ; a home has love and hugs for its bones ! "

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