Miscarriage Poems

Poems about Pregnancy Loss

One of life's most painful losses is that of an unborn child. Miscarriages cause a pain that is unfamiliar to most and understood by few. Parents feel a strong and natural love for their unborn child and to lose their little one to death before they ever had a chance at life can seem unfair, cruel even. Parents are left to wonder what might have been and a pair of empty arms can seem emptier than ever before. Faced with such a terrible situation parents should remember that it is normal, necessary, and healthy to grieve.

Poems for Coping with Miscarriage Loss

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  1. A Letter To My Unborn Child

    • By Kaitlyn
    • Published: January 2011

    So quickly you came into our lives,
    So quickly torn away.
    Never got the chance to meet you.
    There's so much I want to say.

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    I got married in July and my husband and I were surprised when found that I was pregnant 3 months later. We were over the moon at how lucky we had been to fall pregnant so soon. However, our...

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  3. My Little Angel

    • By April Westlake
    • Published: July 2013
    Losing A Baby Isn't Easy

    I never got to hold you,
    Or kiss your little head
    Or watch you sleeping soundly,
    All snuggled in your bed.

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    Cole was a full-term baby. He died hours after birth. We held him for hours, passing him around. We knew he wouldn't live long, so we talked to him, telling him how much we loved him. After 4...

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  4. For My Little One

    Although We Never Met

    I never saw your twinkling eyes
    Or touched your precious feet.
    I never shared a tiny yawn
    Or rocked you fast asleep.

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    This poem is everything I've been thinking but unable to say. I was a young mother. I'm 16 and I lost my baby. When I started bleeding they told me everything was fine. They told me my baby...

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  6. Long To See Your Sweet Face

    • By Kim Perry
    • Published: January 2012

    Two pink lines, we knew it was true,
    Sooner than later we would meet you.
    I yelled for your Daddy, and smiled just so,
    He stood there in shock and a glorious glow.

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    I fell pregnant in 2012. I had the two lines come up on the test. I was excited but my partner (now ex) wasn't. He said he would throw me down stairs to make sure the baby doesn't survive. I...

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  7. Miscarriage

    Sympathy Poem For Miscarriage

    What we call miscarriage,
    Is hard to understand,
    but God calls special babies
    back with Him in Heaven's land....

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  8. Still

    • By Jenna L. Alfrey
    • Published: April 2017
    Grief And Pain After A Miscarriage

    My body is still birthing,
    But nothing is to show.
    The little life that was to be
    Left my body days ago.

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    I've had 2 miscarriages...one at 8 weeks and one at 12. I'm still grieving. I agree, it is a very lonely process. It's been 2 years since my first one. The pain subsides but never fully goes...

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  10. I Am Here

    • By Stacey Jo Rumberger
    • Published: July 2012
    Poem For The Loss Of A Baby

    Please don't cry, I am here
    just look around, I am very near
    I am the prettiest butterfly
    exploring the day...

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    Don't ever let someone blame you for the loss of your child. There is no reason to take the blame. Sounds like you are better off without him in your life, and the same as his mother. Don't...

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  11. An Unfinished Life

    Poem Not Understanding Why Son Was Taken

    I'm sitting here mystified and numbed with pain
    To lose someone so close, yet so far away.
    Some say you can't lose something you never had.
    If that's true, then how can I feel this sad?

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    My eldest son came with his arm held high to the sky. His identical twin brother came with him, modest and his hand holding his mamma's thigh. They were born a miracle at 23 weeks gestation....

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  12. For Our Angel

    • By Lisa
    • Published: March 2012

    We don't want to cry anymore,
    But the pain won't go away.
    Our hearts are torn in two
    Because our baby couldn't stay.

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    I found out I was pregnant with our 6th child very early on, the day my period was due. We had been trying for a boy. At 12 weeks, I found out through chromosome testing that this would be...

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  13. I Did Not Expect This

    • By Carola
    • Published: July 2010

    This is natural, they say
    It is all for the best
    I cannot move past this heartache
    This pain in my chest

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    Your poem truly touched my heart. I am 19, and I have lost three babies. One when I was 18 and two this year. I was six weeks along with all three. I was scared but so excited when I found...

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