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To Dream Again
by Zahala San Simone
Thursday, May 17, 2007
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Ahh, one of life's greatest experiences...

A frail heartbeat
Inside a minuscule shell;
Fully, completely contained
Within the host.

Fetus.
Womb.
The host grows to accommodate
The new life

And its heart expands…

A mother sees an image
On a screen, black and white;
Eyes, toes developing
Limbs growing by leaps and bounds--

And her anticipation grows…
This new life within her
Has spawned a protective instinct.
She’s changed because it’s survival

Has become linked to her own.

They each need the other to go on.

Then that moment anticipated for months,
So meticulously prepared for,
Talked about for what seems forever,

Finally comes--

Babe emerges.
He with great fear, trepidation;
Wails, sniffles, a healthy appetite
And a strong need

To be cuddled.

Babe primps as witnesses gaze
Uncontrollably adorable
Innocently lovable
And totally unaware of limitation

To the spectators delight...

They reminded of the splendid grandeur of
Life replicated as a clean slate;
Renewing dreams of possibilities
Long thought gone.
    

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Reviewed by Rafika Anderson (Reader) 12/7/2010
You have a story teller's gift. What a wonderfully positive view of life you share in your work--so reaffirming of the gift of being.

Thank you for the insights.

-=ra=-
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 3/20/2008
What a truly beautiful expression of new birth, motherhood, life!
Reviewed by alejapoet@aol.com Bennett 5/20/2007
THIS IS SUCH A REALITY FOR ALL WOMEN.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 5/18/2007
This is special Wendi you capture the life rejuvenation cycle perfectly,and with love and admiration for God's greatest gift to man.

Fee
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 5/17/2007
The joy, hopes and endless posssibilities renewed in the hearts again. How absolutely wonderful!

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by E T Waldron 5/17/2007
You relate the experience poetically very well!
Enjoyed reading this gem!

Eileen
Reviewed by Spirit Warrior 5/17/2007
Ahh, such a BEAUTIFUL tribute, to Birth!

God Bless -Spirit Warrior



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