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The Irrepairable Loss
Author: SweetVenom

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With lot of hopes packed deep in the mind,
Expecting the new arrival with fun-filled hearts,
Enjoying the gentle kicks,
I saw her being taken to the labor.

Suppressing the pain for the forth-coming joy,
Taking difficult breaths,
And even managing a smile,
She went through a terrible course.

Nine months of patience,
With proper guidance and habits,
And now the joy of being paid for it,
Could never be compared with anything in the World.

As I was waiting for the good news,
I heard a shrill cry,
That jolted and made me pry,
The loss was irrepairable.

He had come into the world,
But he never moved,
He was still-born.
Ten months of fostering,
Ten months of hopes,
Long term awaited happiness,
All went down the drain.

------- Author's Notes -------

All went fine until I wrote this poem. After few days, a close friend of mine gave birth to a still-born. Unhappy coincidence. A pre-written elegy. Am I the cause for it??

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Alexandria (68.226.186.80) -- Saturday, April 30 2005, 06:33 pm

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That is a scary coincidence. The poem, its so sad, and heartfelt...like you knew it from experience....
Divya (10.0.28.17) -- Saturday, May 13 2006, 06:28 pm

Not at all

hey i think u have clairvoyant powers as well...U get to know things that happen in future!!
 
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