By Aparna Ajith
A miniature version of myself began to grow inside me. A new spring will welcome my offspring. Your movements give me sleepless nights. Your invisible presence brings contentment. You move slowly and silently within me, I yearn to see you move around me. During my monthly check-ups, you remain silent. When I get back home, you assert your presence. I began loving you right from the start. I long for the joy of watching you play. Counting days to my unseen one’s arrival, Craving to hold, to see, to touch, to feel, My whole world waits to welcome you.
Dr. Aparna Ajith serves as an Assistant Professor in English at Sree Narayana College For Women, Kollam, Kerala. Being a freelance journalist, she writes and translates articles for the Information and Public Relations Department, Government of Kerala. Her creative pieces have found space in ezines and blogs.
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