I feel her heart beat so loud
Pumping blood to my own that is tiny
I feel her every emotion
She loves me
She loves me intensely
She loves me unreservedly
She loves me
I feel her love for me in every inch of my existence
I know I shift her organs as I grow
Yet she smiles when I kick her belly
She says she loves me
Yet she doesn’t even know my name

I see her bent over her knees
Knowing I am no longer there
I wish I could wipe away those tears
Heal that ailing heart
Make all the confusions go away
I wish I could tell her to stop
Feeling guilty
Blaming herself
Tell her I do not need to forgive her
It was not her fault
That I left the world before she called my name
I want to stretch out
And touch her
Wipe those tears from her cheecks
She didn’t even know my name yet
Still she loved me unconditionally
She wanted to protect me
I could hear her prayer whispered to God
She wanted a boy
It should have been a surprise
I kicked harder
So she could know I am her prayer answered
I was the boy she prayed for
The boy her heart yearned for
The little man she wished for
She loved me without reserve
Planned our life together
Dreamt of holding me in her arms
Yet she still did not know my name

I knew my name
I knew she would name me
So I waited for her to find my perfect name
She did find it
I wish I could heal her
A part of her has died
The part that loved me
Even without knowing my name
She lived for my existence
I love the name you gave me
…Azariah Nathan
I knew you would call me that
I always knew



  1. Absolutely beautiful. You touched my heart and soul and emotions. Your baby’s words made me cry. These words were as if your baby was really speaking through you. I could picture your beautiful baby telling you these words and loving you and as he always will forever and always. This is your gift. So sorry for your loss as always and I can never imagine what you and your husband went through and are still going through. So sorry… but your words are touching and beautiful. Hugs. ❤

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s