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Stillbirth Poems - My Sunshine Angel

my sunshine angel


Sometimes I feel lonely,
Others I feel fine,
Sometimes I need comfort,
Others I need time.

Our time was so limited,
And with so much pain,
For as I was holding you
Only your body remained.

You left us at birth
In more ways than one,
To join our maker, little angel,
For he needed another one.

Your name stands for sunshine,
And that is what you are,
For every time the sun shines,
You will not be far.

Love always, Mummy

~ Anonymous
*The name Heulwen is a Welsh baby name meaning Sunshine.

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