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The Lost Child

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The Lost Child

She had ten little fingers
and ten small rosy toes
she wore a gorgeous smile
and a little button nose
she laughed the sweetest laugh
and her skin was soft and fair
around her face, dark ringlets
she got my curly hair
she had her daddy's eyes
a vibrant greenish-blue
she was my little girl
that never made it through

By Morgan Mise
Written November 3, 2012

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  1. Date: 1/8/2013 8:15:00 PM
    Wow, does that hit home. I had the same experience with a son some years back, and the emotional toll was staggering. I can only accept it today by thinking there is a reason for everything, even if I don't know what that reason is. Very touching write...

    Mise Avatar Morgan Mise
    Date: 1/8/2013 8:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I'm very sorry for your loss Curt. I think that's wise of you to see it that way. It makes it heal a little better.
  1. Date: 1/8/2013 7:09:00 PM
    Beautiful Morgan, poetry is a gift of cathartic proportions, and I am so very glad you have this gift to share with others. Thank you, and God bless you x Peace, Ruby

    Mise Avatar Morgan Mise
    Date: 1/8/2013 7:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Well thank you very much. Surely I have to read some of your work as well. Blessings to you, -Morgan
  1. Date: 1/8/2013 6:58:00 PM
    my dear sweet lady Morgan...felt so sad reading this poem and so sorry for your lost...may today shine you all the blessing and beauty :) <3 luv SK

    Mise Avatar Morgan Mise
    Date: 1/8/2013 7:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I thank you very much and I hope you find new blessings as well every day. <3 -Morgan
  1. Date: 1/8/2013 6:04:00 PM
    Enjoyed the read! Very sweet poem -----Lori McClure