Thursday, December 6, 2007

A Poem

A meeting was held quite far from Earth
It was time again for another birth.
Said the Angels to the Lord above –
“This special child will need much love.
“Her progress may be very slow
“Accomplishment she may not show.
“And she'll require extra care
“From the folks she meets down there.
“She may not run or laugh or play
“Her thoughts may seem quite far away
“So many times she will be labeled
“'different,' 'helpless' and disabled.
“So, let's be careful where she's sent.
“We want her life to be content.
“Please, Lord, find the parents who
“Will do a special job for you.
“They will not realize right away
“The leading role they are asked to play.
“But with this child sent from above
“Comes stronger faith, and richer love.
“And soon they'll know the privilege given
“In caring for their gift from heaven.
“Their precious charge, so meek and mild
“Is heaven's very special child.”

Written by Edna Massimilla


Kitty said...

My eyes are blurry with tears....

Minilegs said...

who wrote this? It is uncanny because I was thinking of B and feeling a poem myself...

hugs to you today!

Heather said...

Sweet poem.

Amy said...

Melanie! You read my mind! I was actually going to ask you if you'd write something in honor of her when we got through the holidays. That would mean so much to me. The site I originally got the poem from said Author Unknown but I googled it and found that it was written by Edna Massimilla. Going to go edit my post and add that in there.

Minilegs said...