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Monday, 25 April 2016

U - Ultimatum


One rigid stroke of hand, the noose tightened against his throat, he struggled to breathe in air and stopped, the convicted was hung to death, his ultimatum unheard.

His mother was there to witness his death.

What is more disturbing for a woman than to see the life she created, the life that came out to the world from her very own womb, the life that sucked life from her bare bosom, die, in her presence?

Be whatever the reason or force that causes danger to a child, its mother always and always tries to protect from her child's world from collapsing.

And for mothers, their children never grow up.

No mother should get to see her child die - was his ultimatum.

Written for A to Z April Challenge, 2016.

2 comments:

Misha Gericke said...

It must be a terrible thing for a mother to experience.

Sun Bloom said...

@Misha Gericke
Yes!