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Newborn Baby

Newborn baby please don't cry
Don't blame yourself that your mom died
She perished for you, she had her time
She wanted you to have yours in this life
Newborn baby your mom loved you
That's why she this life eschewed
All for you she happily chose
To bring to life her tiny pink rose
Newborn baby one day you'll see
Your mom committed an act of love for thee
So you may live and be all you can be
And don't forget this, her final decree
Take care of your father he will need you to be strong
Play all day and remember troubles won't stay long
Be kind to your brother and let him sing you songs
And do your best to get along
Remember your mother and her sacrifice for you
And honor her daily in all things that you do


I was watching The Walking Dead marathon yesterday and Lori dies in childbirth. They have to cut the baby out because it's not coming out on it's own. There are no doctors or hospitals so she knows she's going to die but tells them to do it anyway because she can't lose her baby.  I was inspired to write about it. I hope you enjoyed.

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  1. Date: 7/18/2013 8:15:00 PM
    This is a sensitively written and touching poem. Out of tragedy - the baby is the silver lining. Your writing is easy to follow regarding this difficult topic.

  1. Date: 7/15/2013 11:33:00 PM
    April this is a wonderful poem you wrote, I am inspired by your poetic ability, your heart is in this work and you have a passion for writing, I am honoured to know you, your friend. John

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    Date: 7/15/2013 11:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I never actually saw this movie but it must have been a good experience for you and many others.
  1. Date: 7/14/2013 1:05:00 AM
    oh i sure remember that scene. Yes, some movies or shows are SO powerful they can inspire great poems in us. Don't you just love Walking Dead.

  1. Date: 7/10/2013 9:07:00 AM
    Amazing show to be inspired by. It is a very, very emotionally tolling show. But, tremendous job with this piece!

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 2:53:00 PM
    April, I saw that episode and was moved to tears, amazing script and actors! I like how you were inspired and wrote about such a tragic event. Touching heartfelt write. Hugs

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 12:50:00 PM
    - A beautiful poem April! - Sad that the mother must die to give life to her baby. - Very well written! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)