Every once in a while I will find a poem that hits so close to home. This one made me cry. This is for you Devon, Mommy Loves You!
Dear Mommy, don’t you cry now, and Daddy don’t you weep, I want to whisper in your ear before I go to sleep. I know that when I came here, I seemed perfect in every way and you were so proud, Daddy, when you held me on that day. And, Mommy, when you kissed me and wrapped me up so tight, I felt as if I belonged here, and everything was right.
When things got really scary and…
But when you hold me, Mommy, at night when all is still, I hear your dear heart beating and I know that all is well. And, Daddy, when you take me to the park to run and play, I know that you still love me though the words I cannot say. So, Daddy, don’t you cry now, and Mommy, don’t you weep, I want to tell you something before I go to sleep.
I may be sort of different, and you may not understand. I know that I am not the child that you and Daddy planned. But I love you both so very much and I know that you love me too. And one day when this life is done you will feel my love for you. I know the future is unknown and you will always have to be, the one’s that love and listen and take good care of me.
The road we walk is rough sometimes and you cry a lot of tears, but one day we will turn and laugh as we look back o’re the years. So, Mommy, don’t you cry now, and Daddy, don’t you weep……I want to say, I love you before I go to sleep. ♥
By Sally Meyer