Cheryl McDonald

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    Poems by Cheryl McDonald

  • Life Goes On

    • Published: August 2010

    in Son Death Poems

    It's true what they say, when a child is born,
    a mother's heart is no longer her own.
    It runs and skips and giggles and grins,
    And crawls in her lap for a kiss on the chin,

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    • Rating 4.58
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    My heart reaches out to you. I lost my youngest son, Shawn in December of 2013. He would have turned 30 this coming August 9th. Tears fall as I write this, it never gets easier. I talk to...

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  • One Year Less

    • Published: March 2010

    in Son Death Poems

    There is no word, no label, no identifying moniker,
    I am not a widow, not an orphan, not childless,
    But one child less.
    One less open laugh and little boy giggle,

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    • Rating 4.55
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    Robert, I hope you and your family found some peace together through this difficult month. I know what it is to do CPR and not have it be enough. I've also had those horrible nightmares and...

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