This poem is about a mother's feeling's on the anniversary of the death of her stillborn child.

This poem originally was published in Sad Poems - Poems about Death

Perfect Even In Death
No one remembers,
I cannot say why
Only thing I keep thinking
Is that nobody tried

You were mine, only mine
No one knew you like me
I don't know why He couldn't
Just let you be

We shared so much
In our short time together,
And the time that we shared
Has made memories forever

So much I learned,
So much I lost -
Everything turned, toppled
And tossed

Butterfly flutters, then turns
And kicks . . .
Then, that sad day . . .
Was my mind playing tricks?

No cry, no movement,
not even a Breath . . .
As you lay on my tummy -
Perfect even in death

When I think of you now
At the age you would be,
A beautiful "big boy"
Is the child I see

My son you were,
My son you'll always be
And One -
That is us;
You and Me

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  • Donna
    I really understand. My niece was 36 weeks and she just lost her 1st. He pastaway before anyone could even hold him or even talk to him to tell him we Love him so much. I really do not know how we will get through this. God bless him and all the babies who have the same faith, and to all you mothers out there who have to go though this, it is not fair.
  • averyale
    your words r just perfect. i just lost my baby girl. i was 5 months pregnant. it was just yesterday 8/31/07. my life is turned upside down. i had a complicated pregnancy since day 1. the doctors told me my baby wasnt going to make pass 4 weeks but she did. everything got better. she was healthy, she had a strong heart beat, she was movin and kicking me. then last night out of no where she was gone. my soul is crying out.
  • claire
    i had a stillborn baby on saterday, those words just summed up everything.
  • Erin
    This is a beautiful poem. It is what I feel when people don't remember or even refer to my precious baby boy who was still born. Thank you so much for sharing this beautiful and truthful poem!
  • julie
    i love this poem. my sister just had a stillborn baby Whom was a jr. And i seriously dont know how she got through this. she is so strong i could never of done this and come out the way she did.
  • edele
    i really love your poem it brought tears to my eyes i would love to know how did you cope my little boy was born still born eleven days ago and its seems as if life has just stopped for me.
  • jessica
    thats sad sweetie i'm so sorry bout your lost my best friend baby boy just passed away he was three months old.
  • samantha
    my cousins baby passed away today and i was looking for away to help her express how she feels and i came across this beautiful poem i think it sums up just how she feels im sure this will be of comfort to her during these dark times thank you for sharing this beautiful poem with us
  • Amy
    it is very sad poem
  • heather
    I just lost a still-born neice and this poem has touched me deeply. I appreciate that you have shared this and I wish you faith, hope, and love.
  • melanie
    i absolutely cherish this poem. it really touched my heart so much because the same happened to me and it was a boy a very innocent little boy who i never got to see. thank you so much!
  • sarah
    that poem was touching. my cousin has tryed and tryed to have babies, but she always winds up losing them. she's lost seven or eight so far. but right now she's bben pregnant for 4 months, i hope she can keep it.
  • Connie
    Thank you
  • lilly
    i really loved this poem. i had a son and he passed just after birth it made me think of him. he would have been six this year. beautiful!
  • Jessica
    Great poem! I understand every single line of it. I just lost my daughter Aug. 15th 2006. She was stillborn. Great job on the poem. it definately touched my heart cause it made me cry.
  • Nicole
    This poem really touched me. I just lost my first born a little boy. I was 7 months pregnant and hadnt had any problems. It reminds of how I felt that dreadful day of June 1, 2006 when I found out and about June 6, 2006 when I had my little boy. Its been really hard for me to accept his death, but reading about babies being in heaven and remembering the time I did have with him in my tummy really helps. Thank you for your poem.
  • Megan
    i would give it a 4/5! i really like it!
  • Bonkerz
    I liked it so much it really did touch my heart because a year ago i lost my nephew due to a heart disease. I loved him very much he was only 4 days old when he passed. and in my arms he went i was only 15.
  • Jesica
    it was exactly the way i feel today its been 14 months since my son died and god u got it on the spot words can not explain how we feel but that just put everything to the light lovely poem i really likes it and also made me cry i'm opening a web page and its about parenst thats suffered the loss of a child and if u dont mind me pasting this poem i would really apreciate it it will also have your name on the poem exactly how its typed up on here thank you very much jesica lara trognot
  • paula
    my name is casi and i'm 18 i just had a baby boy october 15 2005 and he was a big beautiful baby. but i lost my baby due to the doctor's and everybit of this poem is true i was past my due date and they would not take me in.
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