Her emotions went raw
her skin showed an aura her features not a flaw.
Her moods always changed in her stomach felt a pain
She ran at practice in the rain
Until her stomach gave a lurch
and she became in search
Her test showed a plus in pink
Her tears fell helplessly into the white sink.
She cried in fear and in confusion
She prayed every night it was a dream, an allusion.
three months later our school began to see her belly change
her control that was once over her life disappeared out of her range.
I held her hair while she pucked in the early light
I helped her eat right and learn to stay strong and fight.
My best friend suffered ridicule and rumors for a good 7 months or more
She was called so many things, mainly a whore.
I helped her locate the father and tell him the news
He said "you snooze ya loose."
But I love her to death, even now as she holds 1 year old Adam in her arms
I see that a child can be a nightmare but sometimes babies are blessings and
For "Mom im pregnant contest"
Statistic: Three-quarters of a million teens between 15 and 19 become pregnant each year.
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