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Miscarriage Poems - A Lament for My Baby

A Lament for My Baby

I never got to hear you laugh,
You never saw me cry,
Didnt get a chance to say "Hello",
You never said "Goodbye".

I didn't think that I could feel,
So sad, lost and forlorn,
I never knew God chose his Angels,
Before some of them were born.

Your life was short yet special,
I shared it all exclusively,
I felt you breathe, I felt you kick.
You were alive inside of me.

Every baby is an Angel,
And every Angel is Divine,
God needed one in Heaven,
He came down and took mine.

And although we are not together,
We're not really apart,
For you'll always occupy a space,
Deep within my heart.

Time has begun to ease my pain
It's only some days now I cry,
When I wish I could have said "Hello",
And heard you say "Goodbye".

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SANDS is an organisation which can offer you support when your baby dies during pregnancy or after birth.

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