Dear daughter, the day you were born,
Brought joy to me, I no longer mourned,
You came and fulfilled my life,
You’re the reason, I never strife!
I held you high up in my arms,
Then you’d laugh with all your charms,
You’d smile brightly with teeth, only two,
And I’d kiss you, times many, not few!
When it was your first day at school,
You thought people there were cruel,
So right beside you, I sat,
And comforted you from the lady, old fat!
Whenever you got hurt,
It too left a scar on my heart,
You cried and came to mummy,
And hugged me on my tummy,
The days are full of glee,
But you’re growing so quickly,
And I remembered the nightmare of my life,
That daughters will depart and become someone’s wife!
We spent so many years together,
You shared your secrets and pleasures,
But now the day is near,
To bid you goodbye, my dear!
You came in my life as a blessing,
And now it’s the day of your wedding,
Today I’m shining like a bright star,
But not tomorrow ’cause you’ll be far!
Daughters are the life of a family,
They’re so delicate, so lovely,
God made daughters so precious,
I wish the journey was endless!
But it can’t be like that,
You’ll have to go to a new flat,
One day, you’ll understand a mother’s pain,
As a daughter will be born again!
By : Yousuf A. Ajabshah