Homeward Bound

I am DEIGHTED to report, that I am ALL PACKED and ready to leave for India on Sunday. Some of you know how much I hate packing. But I got that done. So here I am, ready and excited to go.

My land, my town, my streets, my traffic and pollution, all, that I love. But I also love the fragrance of the flowers, the sweetness of the tropical fruits, the blinding smiles of the people, the honest and sincere hospitality of people I meet,  the warble of the birds in the mango trees…. all this I love, and I am going to embrace it.

See you all with some photos when I return end of the month.

Ciao.

About Zakiah

I write poetry and some fiction, have a book that was published in 2012. . . Stray Thoughts/Winged Words. I have four grandchildren, ages 16 and half to almost 16 months. I love the ocean, and grew up along the Indian Ocean in South India. I am a retired physician. Don't know much else to say. Thanks for reading. That has been my profile for so many years. My daughter Saadia a great poet and story teller, has two sons; the oldest grandson is now 21 years old, doing architectural engineering at Missouri S&T in Rolla MO. His younger brother is almost 16 and taking driving lessons seriously and is in High School. The other two grandsons, children of my son Sayeed, are 9 and 5. I have recently published another book titled Gulistan, A home of Flowers. It has stories and memories of my childhood and of a distant land which I still consider as my HOME., even though I have lived here in the US for more than fifty years. Hope to see you on my blog.
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12 Responses to Homeward Bound

  1. whyzat says:

    Have fun. I can’t wait to see the pictures!

  2. Tree says:

    Have a great trip!!!

  3. mrswrangler says:

    Have a safe but fun trip.

  4. jstnotherday says:

    Wishing you safe travels. I can feel your excitement. 🙂

  5. marica0701 says:

    Wishing you safe travels and a wonderful trip!

  6. Have a great trip 🙂

  7. YAY! Have fun fun FUN! Eat some tropical fruit for me!
    ❤ and HUGS!!! 🙂

  8. beowulf222 says:

    Have a safe trip and wish you lots of fun in your motherland.

  9. slmret says:

    I hope it’s all that you expect it to be! Safe travels! Love and hugs!

  10. sunsetdragon says:

    have a wonderful adventure and am looking forward to photos your beautiful homeland.

  11. theinfiniterally says:

    How wonderful, Zakiah. I am looking forward to all the stories, and hopefully photos, that your trip will produce. Have a great time! Many blessings to the happy couple!

  12. So excited for you. I can NOT wait to see the pictures. I love how you make us ‘see’ what you are anticipating with your words. You are a gifted writer. Safe trip.

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