Frugal Foodie Mama: Tiny Footprints on a Mother's Heart

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Tiny Footprints on a Mother's Heart

This a poem that came with the a beautiful necklace my Mom gave after my first miscarriage.  I just came across it & wanted to share it with all of you.



Tiny Footprints on a Mother's Heart

When a baby arrives,
be it for a day, a month, or year or more,
or perhaps only
a sweet flickering moment
the fragile spark of a tender soul,
the secret swell of a new pregnancy
the goldfish flutter known only to you-
you are unmistakeningly changed...
the tiny footprints left
behind on your heart
bespeak your name as Mother.

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