Black Poetry : My Angel baby!

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  1. msluciousb

    msluciousb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This is for my grandaughter who has second stage Acute Lymphatic Leukemia! God continue to bless her.


    Angel Baby!

    Granma's lady, diva in training , why is your color waning,
    why is your breathing straining?

    I watch you daily and look for all signs of illness or trouble
    where it does not belong.

    I go on vacation under duress, the family says I am stressed
    and need rest.

    I return with a feeling that something is wrong and wouldn't
    you know it, it wasn't to long...
    Before words of cancer and blood transfusions, and chemo
    and more.
    The words were like a slap, I was dropped to the floor.
    Anemic, malnourished, I may have understood...
    How could this happen to a child that is so good.

    I gather my strength when I walk through the door, her Granma,
    is who she has been calling for.
    I look at her face and show no fear, and whisper quite calmly
    "Granma is here!"

    Ten nights we stood vigil as cancer had it's way as they poked
    and they prodded you every single day. I painted your toenails and played with your dolls and when the pain was unbearable
    and everyone else ran for the hall. I cradled you in my arms and
    rubbed your body.

    God, if you have come to take my baby from me...Then I think there is something that I cannot see. A plan is unfolding to
    bring people together, in good , unpleasant and bad weather.
    Like war torn countries we walk around like zombies.

    And all the time something inside me says, this battle is not
    over, it has yet to be fought, so stay positive above all doubt
    and it will all work out.

    Through three months of chemo , and hair loss and doctor's visits
    my baby turned five years old. She tells me things that only the
    old should know, but then she is an old soul.

    Now , as I watch her dance and play I thank God for each blessed
    day. He decided to leave my Angel Baby, at least for today!
     
  2. Kitana

    Kitana Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    "diva in training"..those words made me laugh..sweet sweet baby..I know how much you gave of yourself to write this and I want you to know you did yourself and your little girlfriend proud with your words....and don't forget that all angels have wings...so your angel will be flying in no time at all...your love shines through..

    K
     
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    I am feeling this

    and how precious and tenuous life is...how we must cherish each moment. There is something to be learned in every experience, in the face of uncertainty and death. And the little ones are often our best teachers.

    Awesome piece...welcome ms.lusciousb....!

    a
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    Beautifully written

    as i welcome u within the love of the playground
    of Destee's place .............very nice piece for the
    little one's who r so dear.....:D :wave: :wave: :wave: :wave:
     
  5. Destee

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    Welcome ~ Welcome ~ Welcome

    Hello MsLuciousB!!

    I felt your emotion wrapped up in this peace. I'm not a
    Grandmother yet, but I am a Mother and had a Mother and
    a Grandmother ... Both of which would be the ones, to stand
    strong and love their babies into another day ... if God so wills.

    Beautiful Peace ... Thank you for sharing your baby with us!

    Please make yourself at home.

    :heart:

    Destee
     
  6. lilchitownlady

    lilchitownlady Member MEMBER

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    Beautiful

    Thank you for leading me here.
    I am totally felling this.
    LiL Chii-Town Lady
     
  7. msluciousb

    msluciousb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Re: Beautiful

    :heart:I want to thank each of you who responded to this piece it was a long time coming and hard to put into words, my face still stains with tears, for my baby, my Angel Baby! Your words of encouragement and finding Destee, have been a pleasant distraction for me as well as a good proving ground for my craft!
     
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    Welcome Ms. LB....

    My heart and prayers go out to Angel Baby and to you...

    Epiphany :heart:
     
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