Thursday, June 9, 2011

For the unsung hero

She doesn't know exactly how old she is ,but she definitely looks older than her real age.Her world is her four children and work,and also a husband whose utility is only as a name on her childern's school records.She never went to one herself but finds it all the more essential for her kids to get an education.

Her battles are not grand,she doesn't struggle to get her waist thinner or her hair less gray.She finds joys in small things like buyin a new skirt for her girl or finding out her son's progress in school.Her persistence at things is often infectious and her resilience to get a better life for her family is something all women can relate too.

Today her day was defined by finding a comfortable corner aboard a passenger train to her village .I salute her and thousands of other domestic helps who make life easier for us with a smile and without any heartfelt acknowledgement.
These faceless,identity-less people sure deserve a little time,thought and respect.

Orange Flower Awards

@IAmSufiZen

COMPANIONS CALLED BOOKS

To Kill a Mockingbird
The Catcher in the Rye
Animal Farm
The Alchemist
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Romeo and Juliet
Frankenstein
The Odyssey
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Count of Monte Cristo
Eat, Pray, Love
Lolita
The Da Vinci Code
The Kite Runner
The Silence of the Lambs
The Diary of a Young Girl
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Eyre
The Notebook
Gone With the Wind
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I WILL RING THE BELL.WILL YOU?

The Human Bean Cafe, Ontario

The Human Bean Cafe, Ontario
my work on display there !!!!!