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    Default Just Those Few Weeks..

    Today was the estimated due date for my lost little bean I found this poem and thought it was worthy of sharing...

    Just Those Few Weeks

    For those few weeks--
    I had you to myself
    And that seems too short a time
    to be changed so profoundly.

    In those few weeks--
    I came to know you
    and to love you.
    You came to trust me with your life.
    Oh, what a life I had planned for you!

    Just those few weeks--
    When I lost you.
    I lost a lifetime of hopes,
    plans, dreams, and aspirations...
    A slice of my future simply vanished overnight.

    Just those few weeks--
    It wasn't enough time to convince others
    how special and important you were.
    How odd, a truly unique person has recently died
    and no one is mourning the passing.

    Just a mere few weeks--
    And no "normal" person would cry all night
    over a tiny, unfinshed baby,
    or get depressed and withdrawn day after endless day.
    No one would, so why am I?

    You were just those few weeks my little one
    you darted in and out of my life too quickly.
    But it seems that's all the time you needed
    to make my life so much richer
    and give me a small glimpse of eternity.

    Poem Copyright 1984 by Susan Erling Martinez
    Keeping Little Legs Warm and Stylish
    www.weewarmers.ca

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    That is really beautiful. Thank you. I'm sorry for your loss.


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    Thank you for sharing. what a beautiful peom!

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    so sorry for your loss... i have gone through 3 estimated dates and it really is awful. i try to remember that the babies i have now have their angels watching them and its easier. my last child was born on the anniversary of one of our losses so i know he has a special angel out there!

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    Those are great thoughts, so true. I have had a m/c but haven't reached my estimated date yet. I'm sure I'll come back to read that poem when that time comes...

    -- Delia --







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    What a moving and beautiful poem. I'm sorry for you loss. Thank you for sharing this

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    Aww. Sorry for your loss. That is a beautiful poem. If it is any comfort I belive your LO is in heaven.

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    Sorry about your loss thanks for sharing that lovely poem with us.

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    Im so sorry for your loss. That is a beautiful poem...I have had 2 m/c myself and I think this poem says it all

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    Beautiful. Its been 18 years and 13 years since I lost babies and that poem still resonated so strongly for me I was in tears. I still remember their due dates too. Thanks for the lovely tribute!

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