Page 5 - K M ANTHRU Reflectoem Issue 05
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Silence is his language

            He who taught me to toddle
            In this world                                               MY FATHER
            With
                  Smile
                 Words
                 Emotions
            Closed eyes mouth half open
            to oxy mask.
            He lay steady
            The difficult take of breath
            Ups and downs of chest ‘
            reflecting the ups and down of his
            life.
            Oh! It is pacing down
            Pacing down – the O 2 saturation
            Heart rate too.
            Father..
            Your last words were

            Shajil, are you here?
            Yes ! father
            I am here
            Can you feel my massage on chest
            Can you feel my palm on head
            Can you hear me
            Can you open your eyes- for a
            moment please
            Father…
            Slow down not
            For I can’t stand..                                    SHAJIL ANTHRU
            Father ….                                                SON OF K M ANTHRU
            He who taught me to toddle
            In this world

            With
                 Smile
                 Words
                 Emotions
            Succumbed
            On 19 December 2020, 225 AM IST
            Making me lone
            Embedding with the treasures of
            secrets.
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