A Poem for Us.

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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5 Responses to A Poem for Us.

  1. This is beautiful and profound. Thanks for sharing this.

  2. I love this poem!
    The truth in it, the beauty of that truth, brought tears to my eyes.
    This is a poem the young-uns should get to read and discuss. It might change the way they choose to live their day-to-day lives.
    Thank you for sharing this, SweetZ!
    (((HUGS))) 🙂

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