Miscarriage Poem

Pain Of A Lost Pregnancy

This poem expresses my pain over a recent lost pregnancy. The words break my own heart, but I hope that it helps anyone in a similar situation to feel less alone in their hurt.

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The Missing Piece

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Published: April 2014

Your first Christmas came without you.
You're the unopened secret screams.

We carry you in our broken hearts all day
And unwrap you in our dreams.

I see you in every bulging belly,
In every mother's thoughtless kiss.

I see you in empty baby shoes.
I see you in that, I see you in this.

You're in every "why can't that be me?"
And the tears hidden in my car.

You're the missing piece of every minute
...I wonder where you are.

You were here before you weren't.
There was a future with you in it.

Now you're the broken parts of us
And the missing piece of every minute.

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