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If I'd had a Daughter
by Connie Hinnen Cook
Sunday, January 23, 2005
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If I'd had a daughter to lament when I died
Would she find herself different, and for thirteen years, cried
Every year on my birthday, would she somehow "lose touch"
Till the whole world seemed foreign, 'cause she missed me so much.

If I'd had a daughter to remember my life
When she thought of her mother, or my role as a wife,
Would she smile at the memories, or would they make her weep
Would they fill her with happiness, or rob her of sleep.

If I'd had a daughter would she call me her friend
Would she cling to my hand when it came to the end,
Would she beg God to spare me, would she kneel at His Throne
And when pleading proved pointless, would her heart turn to stone.

If I'd had a daughter would I bless her heart so
That she'd find I'm beside her everywhere that she'd go,
Every year on my birthday would she find herself blue?
If I'd had a daughter, with a mother like you.

--Connie

"I watch,
and am as a sparrow
alone upon the house top."
(Psalm 102:7 KJV)

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Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/15/2006
You have captured the longing and the desire to recreate a child to love and cherish and to be loved and cherished in return. Very, very pleasing write here Connie, I am glad you reviewed one of my poems so now I will see yours.

Felix
Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader) 1/28/2005
This is such a Beautiful Poem and I know that she would be just like you Beautiful through and through.
Love Tracey
Reviewed by Lori Moore 1/28/2005
Wonderful poetry.
Reviewed by Karen Chalfant (Reader) 1/25/2005
Really enjoyed this. I never had a daughter either. Now I have two daughter-in-laws, a grand-daughter and another little girl is on the way. I think about those relationships a lot. Thanks for sharing!
Reviewed by jude forese 1/23/2005
well written ... enjoyed reading very much ...
Reviewed by Charleen Burge (Reader) 1/23/2005
Oh Connie this is beautiful! I love it very poignant
Reviewed by Vicky Jeter 1/23/2005
Such a sweet blessing for a Mom. Actually, I often get some confirmation of my connection to Mom either on her birthday, or the day she died each year. This really speaks to it. Vicky
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 1/23/2005
Beautiful and I think if you had a daughter that she would do exactly as you hoped.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/23/2005
beautiful write, connie; so very well done! brava!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/23/2005
Connie this could be my heartsong! I had two boys and a miscarriage could have no more after that, I yearned so much for a daughter, but Mmy husband wouldn't adopt. Such a beautiful poem I'm keeping it;-)
Thank you!

Love,Eileen
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 1/23/2005
Interesting supposition. Well answered.

Ron
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 1/23/2005
Very nice indeed. I enjoyed this.

Saandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Jack Roberts 1/23/2005
Connie!! Long time no read! Your poetry is as beautiful as ever, this one is wonderful! If you had a daughter, I believe you could rest assured she would my friend.

Jack



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