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Journey of the Unborn
by Mary E Tilley
Thursday, May 17, 2007
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My sister is getting ready to have her baby soon, she's having a baby boy, he's taking his sweet time, she was due last week. I was thinking how it was for an unborn, the quiet, the peace and serenity. It is why he probably chooses to stay where he is! This is what inspired this next poem.

Silence in darkness

space between

secret refuge

linking two

into one



Silence in darkness

warm cocoon

forming life

into one



Silence in darkness

protective shield

watery world

forming your



Silence in darkness

time approaching

small problem

no more



Silence in darkness

illuminated womb

make way

life is



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Reviewed by Linda Hill
My daughter Donna is expecting her fourth child in July! She don't have long to go. I hope your sister has her baby soon. Excellent insight into an unborn baby's world.

Many blessings,
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
Your depiction before birth is so very heartfelt and sincere. My best to you, your sister and all family members awaiting the new arrival.

Be safe,
Reviewed by Spirit Warrior
Very nice...who can blame a child for taking it's time?

God Bless -Spirit Warrior
Reviewed by Art Sun
You captured well this view of the unborn...the excitement awaits the birth into a New World....

nice work.....

enjoyed.....Art Sun...
Reviewed by Laura Mayer
Babies do seem to take their own sweat time making their arrival into this world. Who could blame them for wanting to stay in their warm cocoon... Great write Mary!
Hugs, Laura
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