Black Poetry : plastic bag babies - a tribute

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  1. wildflower7

    wildflower7 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    for some reason
    there is a knowledge, a reality
    of plastic bag newborn babies
    found/not found, saved/murdered
    hauntingly not forgotten in
    trash dumps
    woods
    fields
    basements
    garages
    roadsides
    alleys
    attics
    deep dark secrets
    this is a tribute to you
    poor newborn baby
    brought into a cold bright world
    only to see but a
    moment-second-hour-day
    of life
    had i known, i'd have rescued you
    because somebody wants you
    that is always the case
    please forgive your
    scared or ignorant or cruel or young or
    clinically crazy or malnourished or stupid
    mother
    because God was there
    and He wouldn't let you suffer
    you innocent child of his
    for though you may have frozen or suffocated
    been taken from us in a horrible way
    God bore your pain
    so that you wouldn't have to
    on behalf of those mothers-- no, mothers everywhere,
    i'm sorry
    you are ever in my thoughts.


    *this had me in tears this morning*
     
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    missy -7

    This is such a beautiful tribute to those countless, nameless cherubs who now rest in the arms of the Father.

    Thank you for your compassion; I am moved.

    A
     
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    *In...

    ...tears...* Oh my, poetess; my :heart: is frowning, in the aftermath of this piece. Bravo, scribe...:(
     
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    wildflower7 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i just felt that something
    something should be said for them
    and this was it for me
    thank you for responding.
    -7
     
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    teary eyed

    crying not only for those but for my own...left this earth not in this manner but...gone none the less:(

    Father forgive me...
     
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    REST IN PEACE (RIP)

    U TOUCHED ME EVER SO DEEP
    MY HEART IS WEEPING IN THE
    LESS LIFE OF THE CHILDREN

    SHAMELESS NAMELESS LOVE
    NOT FORGOTTEN BUT REMEMBERED
    TEARS OF BLOOD DRIPS FROM MY EYEZ
     
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    WildFlower ... such a touching peace
    thank you for this

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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    wildflower7 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    forgive me if this brought you pain... but i'm glad you responded none the less. they were people too!
    -7
     
  9. shaz

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    As you know it took me a while to respond to this verse, I had to suck it up and return to your tribute to read it again and say thank you for sharing it with us, and maybe being aware can be the ounce of prevention needed to save some baby from the plastic bag.
    Afridancer their is no way i can understand but I grieve your loss as well.
    God bless you all
    Thank you
     
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    I hesitated replying to this one, because I've seen this and I'm horrified evrytime I see this happening on the news.
    Nevertheless thank you for this tribute.
     
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