June 17, 2023
To my Angel sons in Heaven - A letter on Father's Day
My darling sons.
As the world today celebrates the Father’s Day.
Do whisper a prayer there for your darling dad, who is here with me today.
Everyone tells me you both are in better place.
Well, I agree, but earth wouldn't be that bad.
Because here you have, your loving dad.
Your dad is a man of principles.
But a man of compassion and love.
He is soft in heart and a gentle soul.
My dear sons, someone said, the greatest gift a father can give to his children is to love their mom.
And, yes, that is what your dad does every single day.
He has made our home a palace of love and comfort.
He treats me, your mom like a princess.
Taking care of me day and night.
He caters to all my needs as a dutiful husband.
And respects me no matter what.
Your mom does not look the same.
The pain of losing you both, as made her a different person.
Her body doesn't look the same.
The scars and marks of sheltering you in her womb for few months.
Yet, your dads love for me has always remained.
If you both were here
It would be different.
There would be laughter and fun.
There would be cricket bats and gloves all over the place.
Your dad would carry you around.
He would cuddle you day and night.
He would correct you when you would do wrong.
He would be your first best friend.
Well, he does not express.
I am sure he remembers you both the same way.
Seldom, does he whisper your names.
But I am sure in his heart he bleeds.
I know he wipes those countless silent tears in his heart.
When he sees in his surroundings, the children bonding with their dad.
I know he wonders how it would be to have you around.
And what it would feel to be called as Dad.
Sons, you are indeed privileged to have an amazing dad.
Who is a man of few words.
But of countless deeds, a man who defends his wife.
And strides to protect her always.
When the world blamed me for losing you both.
You dad strengthened me with words of hope.
Never did he pester a single day.
Never has his words tortured me till date.
Today, when all the children are busy hugging their dads and wishing them a happy Father’s Day.
When all the little cuties are offering their dads flowers and chocolates.
My dear sons, do remember your dad.
And send him down, bundles of flying kisses.
Do pray to your heavenly father.
That your dad is blessed and cared for.
Dad and me always wonder.
How would it really be to have you two little boys around?
We reminisce of the days you were in my womb.
And the plans we had made.
Nevertheless, knowing you both are happy and safe.
We run this earthly race.
But today specially I know your father misses you both, the ones who would call him dad.
Remember my sons, you dad here is indeed a hero.
And every day don't forget to throw your kisses down on him.
Cause in silence he will always cherish your unfelt presence.
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