The Waiting Child - A companion to "Adoption"

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The Waiting Child - A companion to "Adoption"

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

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