Here’s to all the mamas.
Not just the mamas who get to hold their babies everyday
Not just the mamas who got to hold their babies for a few years
Or even decades
Here’s to all us mamas.
On August 23, 2013, I gave birth to our daughter. She was stillborn at 38.5 weeks. I understand most people don’t know what to say when it comes to the topic of ‘having children’. Most will assume that just because you’ve had the one (or two, or few) that you want…
the doctor says, ‘your baby is not alive’
yeah I know
but it’s the missus I’m worried about now
the Simpsons play on the TV in the side room
but you don’t laugh
instead the missus lets out a wail
that no actress can reproduce
no cliche ridden bullshit will let you hear
no poetic crap…