My son spoke to me yesterday,
he speaks every other day,
his words of yesterday, I quote,
“wherever you are mom,
houses may vary, ambience might differ,
places change, but you stay at home
away from the mainstream”.
“How true”! I exclaim
I drive to places inside the country,
fly to countries, spending money,
experiencing great discomfort in flight what for?
rushing to the airport, through immigration,
passing through security checks,
all for the sake of staying
What makes me do that? I do not know
inherited? A practice? confounded
or willing, am unable to decipher,
I have passed on this trait to my sons,
though in a diminished magnitude.
They have to pursue their profession.
My attitude bothers my husband,
and my sons trouble their wives.
Disturbances come from anywhere
this one is such unexpected
which cannot be condemned
still causes an unpleasantness
hard to explain and at the same time