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There was a child within my womb
Whose life I truly longed ot share
But choices clamored to be heard;
There were others about whom I did care.
And though my heart within me bled
The voices of the others won.
And I sacrificed that precious life,
The life of my never, never son.
How often the silent scream within
Says, 'I never will see his smile,
Or share with him, or hear his laugh,
Or glow with pride as he masters a trial.'
The scream grows louder and fills my soul
With longing mor my never son,
Whose life I selfishly tore away,
'Too bad, ' ...