April Humason

Rookie - 90 Points (Fort Worth, Texas)

Baby Boy


He was my baby boy
The one full of joy
That God wanted to deploy
To heaven for him to enjoy

But he was just a teen
And this was so unforeseen
If I could only intervene
I would ask God to reconvene

Lord please take me instead
I want to be the one laying there dead
So I can gain wings to spread
And watch my boy grow into a man years ahead

Rather than being here asking why
Do I have to say my goodbye
When his life flashed by
Leaving me here to cry

For my baby had to deploy
Leaving my life with no joy
Only his memories I can enjoy
Till we meet again my sweet baby boy

Submitted: Sunday, March 01, 2015

Topic of this poem: Loss


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