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Small Seed

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Small Seed

One and only, great sweet dream
Lullaby, my sun beam
Moonlight’s music, sky’s first kiss
Stars and magic, my one bliss
You’re just a little seed; you’ll grow into your skin
And be filled with love from both hearts within
You’re just a tiny seed deep within the soil
I only hope that you didn’t spoil
I dreamt that you grew as tall as a tree
I dreamt that you were always there with me
But dreams don’t always become true
And I have never got to be with you
You’re just a seed; you’ll grow up very strong
I only wish that I wasn’t wrong
You’re just a small lovely seed 
In four months you started to bleed
My one and only, hold me very tight
I only wish that everything was right
Lovely infant, dear young dream
Golden daylight, my sun beam
You are the reason that I will always cry
Why did you ever have to say goodbye?




Dying more than ever before
Every time I miss you more
A first child that wasn’t born
Dead, now all I do I mourn

Baby only four months old
A treasure I never got to hold
Big hole in my heart tonight
Yelling “Why didn’t you hold me tight?”

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  1. Date: 4/20/2013 6:38:00 PM
    Some very heartfelt couplets here. I am honored that you entered my contest with this poem. In case you are interested, there is a blog with further comments on the contest.

  1. Date: 4/20/2013 8:13:00 AM
    A sad heartfelt ache I can relate to....a deserving win....God bless

  1. Date: 4/19/2013 6:26:00 PM
    Congrad's on Your Win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/19/2013 10:18:00 AM
    Julie, Congratulations :-) with your awesome win in Isaiah's "Pull the Wool Over My Eyes!" : > LINDA < :