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August 26th, 2009, 02:17 PM
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A piece I wrote last week and put into a folder in Keegan's box.

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I know in my heart things are going to get better.

I mask my feelings and feel obligated not to cry.
When I'm alone I feel only sorrow and sadness and let the tears fall.
As happy as I should be now, you and I can never be.
What seems like and eternity some days, feels like only seconds when I close my eyes.

I feel like I'm betraying you, hanging little blue outfits, folding little blue socks.
You were here first and the bitter sting I feel in my heart, will never go away.
I know soon, I will be looking at another angel's face, and dying because it's the chance you never had.

It all feels so surreal. I have 2 babies, and only one can I see.
I know one day, there time will come when I close my eyes for the last time.
I know my angel will lead me to heaven.
Until then, you have sent me someone to hold and love in your place.
No matter how many you send, when I look at them, I will always see your face.

To my Keegan.
Forever my baby.
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August 26th, 2009, 03:36 PM
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oh that's so beautiful.

thank you for sharing.

I actually needed to read this myself today (even though I realize it's about YOU). Just that I am missing Logan so much right now and it describes how I feel sometimes with Ella. I need to be reminded that Logan is okay with me having some joy in her. And that it's okay to think of him when I look at her/hold her sometimes. His face in hers, it's okay.

I really love what you wrote, it's so incredibly special.
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August 26th, 2009, 04:29 PM
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This is really good. Got me teary-eyed. I have been inspired lately and have been writing poems about Roald. I think it's so sweet you wrote something for him and his memory box.
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August 26th, 2009, 05:51 PM
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That was beautiful. That's exactly how I feel about my babies that I hold. Even Patrick, though he's a boy.



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August 26th, 2009, 07:25 PM
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that is very nice.
thanks for sharing
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August 27th, 2009, 01:27 AM
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beautiful hun
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