TEN

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I was a 'miracle' baby of sorts. My mother's tenth and final pregnancy... and the first to survive. This then finally is my gift to mom and dad after sixty years of trying.

Submitted: October 30, 2007

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by Gerard Lebel

push

pain

doubt

breath

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birth

fear

life

death

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nine times attempting life before

miracle of miracles possibly in store

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push

push

hope

pray

could this be that special day

mother father unexpected joy

welcomed to earth their own baby boy

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happiness

sorrow

laughter

tears

have come and gone in sixty years

mother father moved to heaven above

i remain here still - filled with their love

Copyright 2007 Gerard Lebel
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