Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Just Those Few Weeks

"Just Those Few Weeks"
For those few weeks-
I had you to myself.
And that seems too short a time
to be changed so profoundly.
In those few weeks-
I came to know you...and to love you.
You came to trust me with your life.
Oh, what a life I had planned for you!
Just those few weeks-
When I lost you.
I lost a lifetime of hopes,
plans, dreams, and aspirations...
A slice of my future simply vanished overnight.
Just those few weeks-
And no "normal" person would cry all night
over a tiny, unfinished baby,
or get depressed and withdraw day after endless day.
No one would, so why am I?
You were those few weeks my little one
you darted in and out of my life too quickly.
But it seems that's all the time you needed
to make my life so much richer
and give me a small glimpse of eternity.
~Susan Erling

3 comments:

Cade & Kelsey said...

Love, Love, Love the quote.

Portraits by Robin Lee said...

Hi Kelli, I got your note and I'm so glad you tracked us down. I was talking with our sweet grandma Vesta just a coulple days ago, and she was just worried sick about you. I hope you guys are doing well. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and just remember, don't let this get you down, I know everything will work out for you guys, I'm sure of it. We miss you and all of your family. Keep in touch.

Mommy G said...

Kelli I loved this--it made me cry. I'm sorry for your loss. I love you & Kyle so much and I know great things are in store for your little family. You are amazing and I am blessed to have you as my precious daughter.

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