Poems of Love, Loss and Understanding 2

The Cord
(Author Unknown)
We are connected,
My child and I, by
An invisible cord
Not seen by the eye.
It's not like the cord
That connects us 'til birth
This cord can't be seen
By any on Earth.
This cord does it's work
Right from the start.
It binds us together
Attached to my heart.
I know that it's there
Though no one can see
The invisible cord
From my child to me.
The strength of this cord
Is hard to decribe
It can't be detroyed
It can't be denied.
It's stronger than any cord
Man could create
It withstands the test
Can hold any weight
And though you are gone,
Though you're not here with me, The cord is still there
But no one can see.
It pulls at my heart
I am bruised...I am sore,
But this cord is my lifeline
As never before.
I am thankful that God
Connects us this way
A mother and child
Death can't take it ways!

I'll Hold You in Heaven
By Jill L. (Momma of Clara Anna-Stillborn July 4, 1995)
The months have passed,
the pain has dulled a little.
But your memory is still so strong.
Though we hugged only thru my
bulging belly, I loved you.
I recall patting you, touching you,
holding you, as you were safe inside me.
It hurts me to think you might have
had a painful departure from this world.
I hope and pray it wasn't.
My mind still thinks of you hourly,
still I think, ' did this really happen?'
Did my baby really die?
Surely it's just a bad dream!
But it did happen, and now you
impact everything I do and say and think
Never has anyone so deeply impacted my life.
Never have I been so aware of others' pain.
You gave me a gift in your life and death,
of compassion, understaing and
patience with others who are hurting,
and for that I thank our Sovereign God.
You gave me closer friends and new friends,
and new insights into the Lord's ways.
So out of all my pain and heartache
some good has come
I now find some comfort in knowing....
I'll hold you in heaven!

Only The Best
A heart of gold stopped beating,
two shining eyes at rest.
God broke our hearts to prove,
He only takes the best.
God knows you had to leave us,
but you did not go alone-
for part of us went with you,
the day He took you home.
To some you are forgotten,
to others just part of the past,
but to those of us who loved and lost you,
the memory will always last.

Precious Child Remembered
(Cyndy from Precious Child Remembered Website)
We know that you are hurting
We know just how you feel.
The pain deep inside your heart
You fell it can't be real.
We know what's going through your mind,
Thoughts that cloud it through the day.
We're on the road your traveling now.
It can be handled, there's a way.
Don't fight the tears you're feeling,
You must just let them flow.
Speak of your child daily
To many people that you know.
Find others who can understand
They'll hold you as you cry.
The questions, we have all asked,
All the how's and every why.
We will always think of our child,
No one will have to say a word.
They will remain in our hearts
Our precious child remembered.