In The Realm Of Motherhood [#Poetry]

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Body changes during pregnancy should be a point of pride, instead of making it something a woman should be ashamed of! 

Dusted off the mirror

blameless in the corner of my room,

my body once so svelte,

now, the slumped bosom, the corpulence,

but no signs of embarrassment

upon my swollen countenance,

in the realm of motherhood,

broken shackles of pulchritude

hang from the walls,

my mothering body,

the greatest miracle of all!

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Surbhi Thukral

Surbhi Thukral

Surbhi Thukral is a new mother of a beautiful boy. Apart from being a doting mother, she writes fiction and poetry. She also works a freelance copywriter and blogger. Surbhi holds Masters in Business & Management from the University of Strathclyde, UK. She can be reached at

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