The Waiting Child - A companion to "Adoption"

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A poem that touches your heart. A companion slideshow for "Adoption".

A poem that touches your heart. A companion slideshow for "Adoption".

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  • 1. The Waiting Child An Adoption Poem By Debbie Bodie
  • 2. I saw you meet your child today
  • 3. You kissed your baby joyfully
  • 4. And as you walked away with him
  • 5. I played pretend you’d chosen me.
  • 6. I’m happy for the baby, yet
  • 7. Inside I’m aching miserably
  • 8. I want to plead as you go by,
  • 9. “ Does no-one want a child of three?”
  • 10. I saw you meet your child today
  • 11. In love with her before you met
  • 12. And as I watched you take her out
  • 13. I knew it wasn’t my turn yet.
  • 14. I recognize you from last year!
  • 15. I knew I’d seen your face before!
  • 16. But you came for a second babe.
  • 17. Does no-one want a child of four?
  • 18. I saw you meet your child today
  • 19. But this time there was something new
  • 20. A nurse came in and took MY hand
  • 21. And then she gave my hand to you.
  • 22. Can this be true? I’m almost six!
  • 23. And there are infants here, you see?
  • 24. But then you kissed me and I knew
  • 25. The child you picked this time was me.
  • 26. The End The child you picked this time was me.
  • 27. PowerPoint Slideshow by Ren and Patrick
  • 28. Music: Adagio for violin by Saint-Preux http://www.slideshare.net/renn Images : photos from Web