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A Child Within

The sensation of butterflies flying within
As your heart joyously sings
An Angelic being growing inside
As your growing tummy gets harder to hide

The bond with your baby already so strong
You pray that nothing will go wrong
The instinct of the Mother already working
For any dangers that may be lurking

Your tummy ripples, your baby has awoken
The love you feel needs not be spoken
Upon your tummy you place your hand
On the growing bump that continues to expand

What a wonderful, magical time to be alive
Harbouring a soul that intends to eventually arrive
Keeping baby safe, warm and protected
While the umbilical keeps you literally connected

Being in control of the life of another
Is a great privilege to any a Mother
Never take this role for granted, EVER
As the way you shape your child, goes on forever.

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 ©copyright Juanita Torr
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  1. Date: 3/28/2013 4:47:00 PM
    Such a lovely write and the words are true. I was remembering as I was reading. Happy Easter/ spring blessings ;}

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 9:58:00 PM
    "Keeping baby safe, warm and protected While the umbilical keeps you literally connected" i loved these two lines i'm going to Fav. this poem nice job being featured 2day

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 2:17:00 PM
    HI JUANITA :-) your poem has been a wonderful write to find on the soups front page nice reading this one again... '"Congratulations"" with your awesome featured poem of the week... always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 1/5/2013 12:24:00 AM
    Juanita, I will come back and read a few of your poems tomorrow... I am actually here on the soup right now visiting poetry soup friends of mine... thank you for the kind comment.... see you around soon, new b,,,, always~ LINDA

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  1. Date: 1/4/2013 9:58:00 AM
    This is a very tender piece, Beautifuly penned and drenched in emotion. Well done! Welcome to the soup.

  1. Date: 1/4/2013 1:48:00 AM
    Welcome to P-Soup! Hope you'll have great pleasure in sharing your thoughts and poems with us. - You write very well, and I look forward to reading more from you - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 7:41:00 PM
    This is beautiful, Juanita. Brings back wonderful memories! Happy New Year to you and yours. Annalise