L C Vieira

(Lisbon, Portugal)

Six Centimetres

I breathe
as you breathe
and feel as you feel
so when the little one's head


I know as you know
that no one else
and nothing else matters
as much
in an eternity
of no time left
to think about anything but


of pain

of a perfect Plan


Submitted: Saturday, February 02, 2013
Edited: Friday, July 26, 2013

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for my daughter during the delivery of her first child

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  • Maria Vieira (3/11/2013 6:59:00 PM)

    She will treasure this poem and always remember the birth of her first baby. Amazing gift. (Report) Reply

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