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.

Sad Poems on Grieving with Abortion Pain

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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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    • Rating 4.57
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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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  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 14
    • Votes 1048
    • Rating 4.54
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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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  4. 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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    • Rating 4.49
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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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  6. 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 7
    • Votes 760
    • Rating 4.47
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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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  7. 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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    • Votes 243
    • Rating 4.34
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    We always have a choice so to tell that someone made you to do this is silly!!!!!

  8. 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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    • Stories 13
    • Shares 288
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 283
    • Rating 4.34
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    I just had an abortion today. I didn't feel like I could have the baby with my living situation and after being in my relationship for only 3 months, but the minute it was over I burst into...

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  10. 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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    • Stories 26
    • Shares 194
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 472
    • Rating 4.38
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    What a touching poem. Feeling sorry for those little ones. All I can say is that I believe that God will never give you a challenge that is above you. Aborting your baby is wrong, but we all...

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  11. 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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    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 139
    • Rating 4.47
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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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  12. 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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    • Votes 149
    • Rating 4.46
  13. Don't Forget That I Was Here

    • By Sophie R.
    • Published: November 2014
    Poem From Perspective Of My Unborn Baby

    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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    • Stories 6
    • Shares 162
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 102
    • Rating 4.46
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    I am so sorry for all the pain you are feeling, and if I could, I'd give you a big hug and try to make you feel better. I know you must have been scared and felt like there was no way out....

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