Wednesday, September 17, 2008

September 17, 2008...

Today is my due date from Chris's and my first pregnancy. Our first little miracle, our first double line on a pregnancy test, our first time experiencing pure joy and pure pain. While our baby was taken from us for reasons unknown, we have been blessed with another growing strong and healthy to join the world in the spring. And even though we love this child with all we can possess, we'll never forget our first...

Here is a poem adapted from "Oswego Bill" that pretty much says it all...

I never got to tell you this
Or see your little face
Couldn't hold you in my arms
Or feel your small embrace

I'll never know just what I lost
The doctor couldnt tell
All I know the grief I felt
Was the closest I've been to hell

Since then you've gained a brother
Lifting this dark and angry curse
Although I love him more then life
You'll always be my first

Just know that you'll always be in our hearts. We know it was not your time, or maybe you belonged somewhere else. But we loved you, we always will. Happy Birthday.


alicia said...

awe hugs sweetie. Hard day for sure. That poem brought tears to my eyes.


Jen J said...

Jaime & Chris~

I have been thinking about you both today. I meant to send a text message this morning, but the morning got away from me. I know that today is a bittersweet day for you both. Sending you {{{HUGS}}} & love.