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Poem for Cole by Cole's Nana
You came into my world silently,
though I knew you before,
I lifted you up into the shelter of my arms,
And wrapped you up in my heart...
God, Take This Child....
by Nancy Scott
Sweet child whom we never really got to know,
It’s hard for us to let you go.
We waited and we wanted you.
We had so many dreams for you.
Stillborn by Leonard Clark
I carried you in hope, the long nine months of my term, remembered that close hour when we made you, often felt you kick and move...
I Wonder by Mary Rose
Did she look like you, or did she look like me? Coal black hair, blue syues.
My Lost Child
by Ezra Perlmuter
It all started out so naturally,
Yes this was my second pregnancy,
Finally I passed the first trimester,
Thinking about names like Larry or Lester
Or if it is a girl as I anticipate,
Names like Kathy, Kerry or even Kate...
Do Babies Grow Up in Heaven?
Will I know my baby when we meet again?
Will he have grown up, not be the infant that died in my arms?
Will I recognize him, be able to find him among so many others?
Or will he be a stranger to me, not knowing who I am,
or me knowing him?
Just Those Few Weeks
by Susan Erlin
For those few weeks - I had you to myself.
And that seems too short of time,
To be changed so profoundly.
Not Like You by Sheri Hess
I am a mother, though not like you.
You cradle your sweet baby in your arms,
Mine are empty, but I hold him in my heart.
A Light For Her by Unknown
Pain and suffering is to its end in this child's life,
We shall not weep for this child, for she is now in a place of beauty,
Where there is no war, no hate, and no death...