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  First Born
by Leslie P Garcia
Sunday, April 08, 2012
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For all the first-time mothers...and the mothers blessed with that first time feeling each time they look into a baby's face...



                                    The day you were born I don’t remember

                                    If it was warm or not,

                                    If the sun shone

                                    Or rain

                                    Slashed across a sky


                                    By pain and doubt.


                                    But I know

                                    That I held you

                                    For hours, stared at you

                                    In awe—

                                    And felt the warmth assault me,

                                    Felt all the old, forgotten smiles

                                    Creep back—

                                    Until I wasn’t sure

                                    Which of us

                                    Had just been born.


                                                                        --Leslie P. García

                                                                             copyright 1984

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Reviewed by Regina Pounds
Leslie, I've got to agree with so few words you capture the awesome experience...simply terrific writing!

Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green
F a n t a s t i c !!

Very touching, and you go straight to the point.


Reviewed by Leslie Garcia
Thanks to Tanya Mitchell for making by day by requesting a poem from long ago. This poem has special significance for me, and I hope might touch others as well.
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