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Grief is… TFMR, Termination for Medical Reasons

A collection of poems born of the death of a baby

by Elizabeth Monaghan @buffence TFMR mama to forest

Grief is…

March 5th

the day of my 21 week ultrasound, the day we learned Forest was Forest - ...learning to live with pain so great you want to leave your body. You buckle from it frequently, and gradually grow stronger to bear its weight.

March 23rd/24th

Forest died on a Tuesday and was born on Wednesday - ...loving so deeply that you become lost in the chasm of it.

April 8th

New Moon, Indigo Footprint, we got tattoos - ...remembrance

April 23rd/24th

One month since, cramps & chills - your body.


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