Caring for hundreds, if not a few thousand women with HG over 37 years, one discovers something new periodically. One of my “ah-ha’s” early on was the importance of hope. I was inspired to write—which I gave to one of my hospitalized HG’s.
Child of mine, you’ll never know
What I went thorough to make you grow!
Time has always passed with speed
Except for now—- when it’s slow indeed.
The waves of misery wax and wane
Is this my price for life’s utmost gain?
When I see you by my side
I know that I will burst with pride.
That you flourished and developed fine….
Oh precious dream… this child of mine.
©1990 Miriam Erick