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Babys First Breath

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Babys First Breath

Down, down, down she came Into her mother’s waiting womb; From out of the dark-bright sky above, knowing Intrinsically what to do. Find her place, find her place, retrace Her steps once more; Down from the blue and black into Another life of rich or poor. Earth bound, earth bound, Beautifully bound like bows; Wrapped in swaddling gossamer gowns Where’s she’s been, nobody knows. Up until now, up until now, up until Baby’s first breath; Smiling sweetly, knowing completely It’s time to wake up, sleep And forget.

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  1. Date: 6/27/2012 8:42:00 AM
    So glad I found one I hadn't read Terry. The miracle of birth is an amazizng moment for a woman to experience and for a man to be able to depict it so beautifully makes me wonder if you saw it also. Just great!

  1. Date: 4/16/2012 6:49:00 AM
    It's still lovely with each read Terrell!! Thanks again... Love Diana

    Martin Avatar Terrell Martin
    Date: 4/16/2012 12:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Welcome back and thanks again. So glad it made such a positive impression.
  1. Date: 4/15/2012 3:25:00 PM
    this is just lovely!

    Martin Avatar Terrell Martin
    Date: 4/16/2012 12:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks so much Ilene - very much appreciate you dropping by:)
  1. Date: 4/15/2012 12:46:00 PM
    I love this breathtaking moving depiction of this beautiful moment... Thank you for sharing Terrell and God bless you... Love Diana

    Martin Avatar Terrell Martin
    Date: 4/16/2012 12:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks so much D - so glad U enjoyed:)
  1. Date: 4/15/2012 12:41:00 PM
    ....That Would Be, A Tear From My Humble Eyes Fell, As I Thought Of * THE BEAUTY OF my BEAUTIFUL FATHER IN HEAVEN * And, This Precious Baby Girl ˜

  1. Date: 4/15/2012 12:34:00 PM
    Smile ˜ Very Intriguing Terrell ˜ I Am One Whom Believes In Many Amazing Things Being Possible * Definitely I Know Not Much Compared To What There Is To Know; A Grain Of Sand ˜ Smile, But I Know Enough, For Now * This Made Me Think Of Story I Read The Other Day About A Baby Girl Somewhere In Europe I Believe, Whom Was Pronounced As A Still Born & Placed In A Tiny Casket ˜ Twelve Hours Laterr As The Mother & Father Came To Bid Her Priceless Precious Heart Farewell, She Shivered ˜ Tis When My Eyes Grew Misty & As Now A Tear Fell From * THE BEAUTY OF MY HEAVENLY BEAUTIFUL LOVING FATHER * My Love Always, John!:) ˜