A Helpless Mom
A Helpless Mom1 min 84 1 min 84
She was sitting on the bank of a deserted river when she felt a soft warm touch on her shoulder, she turned with surprise to see her little boy standing there in half-sleep yawning and rubbing his face.
What happened beta she asked to which he replied I am unable to sleep mommy my stomach is hurting me, can you get me something to eat? don't worry beta I will be right back she replies while leaping towards their hut but disappointed she was to know there was nothing left to feed her baby, she poured a glass of water mixed a spoon full of salt, and gave it to him so that he will fell a bit relieved.
She felt defeated that day in a way she never did, not even when her husband left for work and never returned left her alone, not that she didn't want to work in exchange for food or money the fact was that she was imprisoned due to the outbreak of this pandemic and neither she had anyone to turn to in this time of distress.
"A mother never felt more defeated till the day she was unable to feed her child".