Abortion Poems

Abortion Poems

Poems about Abortion

Viewing abortion as a simple, convenient procedure is misguided. Women who have chosen to abort may face feelings of sorrow, shame, and guilt. The body will physically heal after an abortion given time, but the psychological scars left behind can take longer to fade. Everyone has their own opinion on the moral implications of having an abortion. Many women report that being pregnant feels like having a baby inside them and that it is psychologically painful to have an abortion. There are times when having an abortion seems like the right thing to do. For example when the mother is unprepared or her health is at stake. Others insist on a woman's right to choose.

27 Poems on Grieving with Abortion Pain

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  1. 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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    • Rating 4.70
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    Serena,
    I am so sorry that you're sad. I can hear it in your words. The pain you feel is valid and very real. You're so brave to express it. I'm praying for you right now. God is not mad at...

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  3. My Unborn Love

    • By Dimplez
    • Published: October 2011

    The day I found out about you
    I didn't know what to do.
    I broke down and cried
    Because I knew I couldn't have you.

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    • Rating 4.51
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    I was 16 years when I found out I was pregnant but sadly my boyfriend couldn't stand it. He forced me to get an abortion. He made it clear to me that if I continued with the pregnancy he...

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  4. Don't Forget That I Was Here

    • By Sophie R.
    • Published: November 2014

    I know that I can't stay here,
    but don't be sad for me.
    I'm at peace with this decision;
    I just wish that you could see.

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    I was 16 when I got pregnant. My stupid decisions led to this, and I won't ever be able to forgive myself. I wouldn't be able to give them the life they deserved, so at 8 weeks I aborted...

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  6. The Baby Must Be

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

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    • Rating 4.56
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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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  7. Dear Baby Unborn

    • By Lotty B.
    • Published: June 2014

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

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    Dear hole in my heart,

    A beautiful heartbeat, I wish to see you smile. Every day I wonder if you felt a thing. I try to hang on to what people say, that you were too small to feel any...

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  8. Why Don't You Love Me?

    Mommy, Mommy, don't let me go.
    I wanna see the world
    and know everything you know.
    I wanna see the world

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    You are more courageous than I would have been in your case. You did awesome offering love to your child. I suffered abuse as well. I was drugged, and I did not know what was being done to...

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  10. My Sweet Little Angel

    • By Bianca Sahagun
    • Published: November 2011

    I can't sleep, my body is aching
    the pain in my chest, my heart is breaking.
    The bond that we share I thought was so strong,
    but obviously I was so wrong.

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    • Rating 4.16
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    I had an abortion 3 weeks ago. I thought it was the right thing to do since I am still studying and can't afford to have a baby at the moment. I thought things would be back as if nothing...

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  11. 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 that I made.
    I chose myself when your life I could have saved.

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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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  12. Cry Of An Unborn Child

    For My Mommy (the cry of an unborn child)

    Hello Mommy, this is me, your baby-
    I'm just a tiny someone,

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    I loved this poem so much, it made me cry. I am totally against abortion. No baby should be murdered by its mother. It is sad to see children God has made being murdered. If you can't take...

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  13. What Now?

    • By Jenny
    • Published: September 2011

    Your knees are shaking.
    You see that red line appear.
    How far can you go from here?
    You look in the mirror.

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    • Rating 4.18
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    I was 14 years old when I too saw that red line... the baby's daddy basically said you're on your own bitch. so I had no father, no food. and no one to help me through it. I therefore was...

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  14. Hush, Little Baby

    • By Jess
    • Published: August 2008

    Hush, little baby, don't say a word.
    Mummy's sorry she's so scared.
    Hush, little baby, got nowhere to live.
    Hush, little baby, got nothing to give.

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    • Rating 3.73
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    I am so happy to read this response. I am also a woman who suffers from guilt about having an abortion at 16. At the time I honestly thought I made the right decision and have realized since...

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  15. To My Little Baby

    • By Ryan
    • Published: April 2009

    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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    • Rating 4.63
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    Many women regret having abortions and no one else knows their pain but having an abortion does not mean you will be a junkie, get fired for stealing or will not finish school. That's like...

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  16. For My Child

    • By Ryan
    • Published: November 2011

    For my child:
    The fact I was eighteen was not the reason
    Your father and I went through our seasons
    He came to the conclusion a little to soon

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    • Votes 21
    • Rating 4.48
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    Nobody should judge you. They don't have that right. I am a conservative, right wing, prolife individual, but when I was young I had an abortion, too. I felt instant regret. I talk to my...

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  17. To My Beautiful Angel

    • By Sasha
    • Published: August 2016

    Hello baby, my precious love of mine.
    I apologize for the thing we'll never have together: TIME.
    Twenty-one when I found out about you.
    Your father and I didn't know what to do.

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    • Rating 3.88
  18. My Almost Mother

    • By Whitni Brandle
    • Published: March 2011

    You steal my life,
    I have no chance,
    I want to live,
    And find life's romance.

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    • Votes 39
    • Rating 3.51
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    That's not true. There is ALWAYS an option! There is adoption and many adoptive couples help pay for expenses of having a baby! So many women will never be able to produce their own life and...

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  19. What Could Have Been?

    • By Jessica
    • Published: June 2011

    She could have had my eyes,
    his cute button nose.
    But I took the easy way out,
    now sadly no one knows....

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    • Rating 4.63
  20. Unheard Voice

    • By Littin Thomas Modoor
    • Published: March 2009

    Nine months are slowly getting close,
    I am surrounded by the blanket of yours;
    Slowly I am growing in your womb,
    Please don't send me to the tomb;...

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    • Rating 4.53
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    Please have your baby. Like you say, it could be your only chance. If you can't raise him, there are many wonderful people that would love to adopt him. Believe me, you will mourn this child...

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  21. Right Of Life

    • By Ashley
    • Published: November 2011

    Taken away because of the fear of responsibility,
    Taken away and denied opportunity
    Taken away so I could not be.
    Oh, mama, didn't you love me?...

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    very touching... If only everyone could read this because, just maybe it could change the mind of that one person who is considering to let their baby go.

  22. Letter To My Unborn Baby

    • By Stephen M.
    • Published: July 2013

    To my unborn baby,

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

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    • Rating 4.44
  23. To My Angel

    • By Tracy
    • Published: November 2011

    To my angel in the sky
    because of me you had to die
    I was weak and selfish and now it's too late
    It wasn't my choice to decide your fate ...

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    • Rating 4.34

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