Saturday, March 20, 2010

A Different Child

A Different Child
poem by Pandora MacMillian
There's a special glow around you.
You grow
Surrounded by love,
Never doubting you are wanted;
Only look at the pride and joy
In your mother and father's eyes.
And if sometimes
Between the smiles
There's a trace of tears,
One day
You'll understand.

You'll understand
There was once another child
A different child
Who was in their hopes and dreams.
That child will never outgrow the baby clothes
That child will never keep them up at night
In fact, that child will never be any trouble at all.
Except sometimes, in a silent moment,
When mother and father miss so much
That different child.

May hope and love wrap you warmly
And may you learn the lesson forever
How infinitely precious
How infinitely fragile
Is this life on earth.
One day, as a young man or woman
You may see another mother's tears
Another father's silent grief
Then you, and you alone
Will understand
And offer the greatest comfort.

When all hope seems lost,
You will tell them
With great compassion,
"I know how you feel.
I'm only here
Because my mother tried again."

With that tear jerking poem I announce that this Crazy Book Slut will be adding to the Punky Monkey's. We are expecting baby #4! We are thrilled and terrified! It is now in God's hands. I know nothing I did made me loose the baby 6 months ago, still doesn't take the nerves away going into this!

So now you all know why my blogging as been on the back burner. I am going to do my best to get some posts written up so when I am feeling like warmed over poo off the BBQ I still have something to share with all of you!

Until next time...
Happy Reading!



Jeanne C. said...


And as I was reading the poem, I'm thinking, "okay, this is gonna make me cry!" Beautiful!

That is great news!

Angelia said...

Congratulations! How exciting!

Angelia said...

Grats!! How exciting!

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