Abortion Poems

Poems about Abortion

Viewing abortion as a simple, convenient procedure is misguided. Mothers who have chosen to abort often face feelings of sorrow, shame, and guilt. The body will physically heal after an abortion given time, but the psychological scars left behind may never fade. Many women feel anger for having aborted a child they were told did not yet exist as a person. While the acute grief that often follows abortion may be difficult to cope with, expressing such feelings through writing or to an intimate friend can help. Although the decision to abort is irreversible, forgiveness and a measure of peace can be found.

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  1. Dear Baby Unborn

    • By Lotty B.
    • Published: June 2014
    Poem About Giving Up A Baby

    Dear baby unborn,
    You came out of the blue.
    I took a pregnancy test,
    And then I knew,

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    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 375
    • Rating 4.55
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    I had 2 young girls and was a single mom who was working and going to school. I ended up pregnant from the same guy. My kids hated me. I was alone and knew I couldn't afford or be able to...

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  3. The Gift Of Life

    • By Marni Fults
    • Published: August 2009

    I received a gift from a stranger,
    A stranger I did not know.
    I had heard his name before,
    But just in passing, so I let it go.

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    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 966
    • Rating 4.54
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    I'm a college student. Last year in the blindness of love, I made a mistake and ended up pregnant. After a month and a half of pregnancy, I aborted my baby because I trusted my partner. After...

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  4. A Father's Pain

    • By Billy L. Anstey
    • Published: April 2011

    She aborted our unborn with a heart of hate
    She stole two souls and could not wait
    The love of a child was waiting to be born
    As the soul of a Father could only mourn...

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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 45
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 107
    • Rating 4.49
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    To Diane, Sorry it took me so long to respond. Your post just recently showed up on my poem response. First I want to thank you for your kind comment. But mainly I want to thank you for...

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  6. To My Little Baby

    • By Ryan
    • Published: April 2009
    Poem From A Father Regretting Abortion

    It's so hard for me to try and find that right words to say.
    I'm sorry we never got the chance to meet,
    the chance to see your tiny body and hold your tiny feet.
    ...

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    • Stories 30
    • Shares 77
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 517
    • Rating 4.47
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    Having an abortion is not easy... people think it is at the time. I had an abortion 10 years ago. I was living in a refuge with my 3 children after leaving an abusive and alcoholic partner. I...

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  7. Remorse Is Forever

    I can't believe I took your life
    I know now and I knew then, I had no right.
    It was a selfish choice than I made.
    I chose myself when your life, I could have saved....

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    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 708
    • Rating 4.45
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    I was 21 when I fell pregnant and I didn't know what to do. I wasn't in a relationship; he was a boy I worked with, and he was horrible from the moment he found out I was pregnant. I wanted...

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  8. Letter To My Unborn Baby

    • By Stephen M.
    • Published: July 2013
    From A Father

    To my unborn baby,

    Selfishness cannot even explain,
    The emotion that turned into pain.

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    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 125
    • Rating 4.42
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  10. The Baby Must Be

    The baby's conceived,
    Without being planned.
    A night of passion,
    With an unknown man....

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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 15
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 282
    • Rating 4.41
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    This story really touched me as that night of passion left me with twins and my family forced me to have an abortion, I didn't want to upset them so T went along with it. Even now I think of...

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  11. You Were Inside Me

    • By Shirley Daley
    • Published: April 2011

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    You were inside me but only for a while.
    Only in my dreams do I embrace your smile.

    In my thoughts I see you, my bleeding heart is torn

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    • Stories 3
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    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 207
    • Rating 4.40
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    We always have a choice so to tell that someone made you to do this is silly!!!!!

  12. My Sweet Wonderful Child

    Poem About Regretting Abortion

    My sweet, wonderful child

    What color were your hair and eyes?
    How soft was your face?

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    • Stories 12
    • Shares 17
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 405
    • Rating 4.39
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    Hilda, why don't you adopt?
    I am not really religious in anyway, I do not believe in any lord, or god.
    But don't judge me for that, for I believe the god you believe in WOULD want you to...

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  13. More Than You Will Ever Know

    • By Samee Jo
    • Published: November 2011

    It is hard to find the words to say,
    I miss you everyday,
    You were only apart of me for a while,
    And now I can only dream of your smile,...

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 16
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 66
    • Rating 4.39

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