I don't know when it happened.
I don't know when she came,
But she's the one I always knew.
Grandma was her name.
Uplifting Poems from Adopted Children
Adopted children are often referred to as chosen children. People with love to give and none to bestow it upon seek out a child to raise with love. Some parents choose to conceal their child's adoption thinking that it will only cause him pain and a sense of non-belonging. Others choose to tell their chosen child thinking that he will find out anyway. When a child finds out that he is adopted, it may give rise to feelings of confusion and alienation. The important thing to remember is that having parents that love you whether biological or chosen is a tremendous gift.
Poems by Adopted Children
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I don't know when it happened.Featured Shared Story
This a was beautifully written piece. It "touched me" as the question asked. It also made me think about what my Grandma has been doing for me. This is encouraging, good work.
Giving Up Children For Adoption
For my children
I remember my pregnancy with you
I fell in love with your every move, and with the sound of your beating heart....Featured Shared Story
I also gave my 5-year-old daughter up for adoption to a member of my deceased husband's family! I only saw her a few times after, and it broke my heart the times when I did get to see her!...
A Mother's Love
Loving and gracious the
Women I've never met.
She made a difficult decision and
She will debate that decision for the...Featured Shared Story
I was given up for adoption and have 3 children of my own. It's easy for some women to say they would NEVER give up a child - I would love to say I'm one of those women. The reality...
Adopted Child Misses Mother
To a mother I never knew,
From a son who desperately misses you.
There were so many times I would imagine you,Featured Shared Story
I really felt this poem because I went through the same things. I was never really with my mother in my life. I was adopted by my aunt and uncle at the age of two. I used to always cry...
My Dearest Sister,
This journey has been long.
This experience like a favorite song.
Dreams realized and not abandoned, ...Featured Shared Story
After fostering and then adopting my dear little sister for three years, I am now 13 and my older sister 15. The little one welcomed into our family from adoption is 5. Fostering children had...
It's as if I have always known you;
I'm curious, do we look alike?
Do I have your smile, your eyes, your passion for life?
Do we talk the same way, walk the same way? ...Featured Shared Story
Have you ever found her yet? Do you think my daughter will have these thoughts? I last saw her at age 7. She's about to be 9. My aunt adopted her and is keeping her from me. She's teasing me...
Poem About Searching For Birth Mother
They said she was on drugs and I was only a child;
They said 'go on with my life, have fun for a while'...
But what they didn't understand is where their hearts wouldn't go
Is the love that existed, and what I did know......Featured Shared Story
This poem was amazing. It made me think that there is still a chance for me to find my birth mom. I was just a baby when she left. And even though I was born in Russia, there is still that...
I promise from the first moment I knew you were there,
I would care for you with all my heart,
With our short time together we had to share.
Featured Shared Story
Hi all and thanks for creating this page. First time mum at 31. I gave birth to twin girls 16/12/2017. I felt the happiest I had in years when seeing/holding them for the first time. Five...
Who Am I? Where Am I From?
Who Was My Dad? Who Was My Mom?
Was I The First? Was I The Last?
Where Was My Beginning? What Was My Past?...Featured Shared Story
Yes I do relate to this poem.....
I was adopted from birth. My mother and father left me in the hospital. I have been told it is because I was born with hip deformity. The mum and dad I'm...
Poem About Relationship With Adopted Parents
You don't understand!
Nobody ever does!
You treat a dog better than me,
And you wonder why I always sit in my room with the door shut....Featured Shared Story
Brianna, before you know it you will be grown. You will be moving out to start a life of your own. Just finish school. Get good grades. Try to make close friends. Don't ever be afraid to...
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