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Adopted Can Adapt

They were married and enjoyed it the most, They both earned and made more and more, They were wealthy and healthy beyond compare, Life flowed in little gems and pearls, As they thickened marital gel, However marriage could not bear the fruit, When they wanted it most, Soon desperation took over, Medicine could not just help, Frustrated to no end, They landed in an orphanage, And brought someone home, She was a delight to hold, Little arms,puny legs and a solid head, Their face glowed when they saw her broad smile, Their time riveted on her and her alone, She snuggled in their arms as if their own, They fed her,schooled her,dressed her and more, She spoke her first words called “Mom” and then “Dad”, She outgrew her clothes and they marveled in just that, Now her words flowed fast as she gushed delight, Three were together for most time, And loved it so, She sought her own adult world outside, And got herself fixed there well, Her time was now divided as with all healthy adult, But her reference point remained fixed at home and them, Her chemistry with them was about genetic, It was a chance and they all saw it well, She was their fresh adult, As they were her mentors old, Her psyche was without scars and she was genial and well, She paced and paced in growth, And got her own domain, But her reference points remained pretty same, Though sometimes it does not happen, But here the adopted had adapted real well.

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Date: 9/13/2009 12:47:00 PM
Beautiful, hopeful write you have done here, Shishir and a well-deserved selection to be a feature this week at PoetrySoup. Congratulations!
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Date: 9/13/2009 12:29:00 PM
Congratulations on your poem being featured this week. Nice thoughts on adoption and the well adjusted adult child. Keep writing. Sara
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Date: 9/11/2009 10:35:00 AM
Wonderful story with a happy ending! So glad this was featured! Congratulations! ~Trudy~
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Date: 9/10/2009 8:22:00 AM
This is a wonderful, awesome… poem,.; I love your style. You are such a great poet. Please keep writing and congrats on your poem being featured this week. Hope to read more of your wonderful poems. You are great friend! Adeleke
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Date: 9/9/2009 6:41:00 PM
Shishir - Congratulations on having your poetry featured this week – God Bless, mj
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Date: 9/9/2009 6:09:00 AM
Hi Shishir, Thanks for sharing your amazing poetry with us. Congrats on feature write! Take care Love Light Truth Patricia
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Date: 9/8/2009 2:33:00 PM
Shishir, congrats on being featured this week...Raul
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Date: 9/7/2009 3:25:00 PM
Congratulations on your wonderful poetry being featured this week>>James
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Date: 9/7/2009 7:33:00 AM
Congratulations on your excellent poetry being featured this week Shishir. Love, Carol
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