The first poem I ever wrote about my special son

@weemam (13377)
February 2, 2007 11:05am CST
My son was born with Cerebral Palsy almost 27 years ago, we were told he would not live and if he did he would be a vegetable, well as some of you on the site already know, He is a good looking 6 ft tall handsome guy and has his HND in computing and he is now doing a BA and a Bsc at open uni . This is the first poem I ever wrote for him . I hope you enjoy it, And thank you in advance fot taking the time too let me know what you think xxxx ROSS MY SON It seems like a very long time ago I'll tell you this story just so you'll know I was almost 38 you see When something fantastic happened to me I had another little boy His dad and I we jumped for joy There was no crying I was worried Around the ward the nurses hurried There must be a problem time slowly passed I held my breath too scared to ask They put him in an incubator We got to see him much much later We sat beside him many days we sat and looked and we just prayed our prayers were answered I'm glad to say We've watched him growing day by day He's 15 now nice in every way He still has problems Oh! Yes he does But he still means the world to us
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@cool1girl (248)
• India
3 Feb 07
Its a beautiful poem-thanks for sharing.I am sooo happy for you!Life's a nightmare for parents should they have children with any kind of problem.God has been kind to you.Since I believe in past life,I can say that it was your past life karmas which could make such a miracle happen.Your son is indeed handsome!Do give him my best wishes!
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@ronita34 (3923)
• Canada
3 Feb 07
Wow...God Bless you and your son and he is definately heaven sent and rather successful!! Your poem is truly meaningful and heart felt i am crying here! What a beautiful thing to write for your son and look what he has accomplished! You must be very proud of him because i can say that i for one am very proud of him!!!
@manmaxman (850)
• India
3 Feb 07
good dear first poem for special son is good
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• United States
25 Feb 07
Your story is so good. God is great. May everyone be as lucky as you. Your poem is good but the story behind it and emotion involved in it make is terrific.
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• United States
25 Feb 07
I forgot to admire your style of the poem. Technically too this poem is good.
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@weemam (13377)
14 May 07
Thank you so much , he is a very special person xx
@mbarryton (1872)
• United States
3 Feb 07
that was a very touching poem i like it alot
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@weemam (13377)
3 Feb 07
thank you for taking the time to read it xx
@mbarryton (1872)
• United States
3 Feb 07
your very welcome i just wished i could write thing like that lol
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@loisse21 (216)
• Philippines
24 Feb 07
i was touched by your son's story.i admire you because even if the doctors said he wont live that long you still held on to your love for your son.and the poem was so heartfelt. i like it. i know that with the courage that you got and the love that you have you'll overcome these problems that you still have.may God bless you and your son. and you're right your son is indeed good looking.
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@weemam (13377)
24 Feb 07
Thank you so much for the kind words loisse xx
@Fishish (697)
• India
24 Feb 07
good poem. anything coming from the heart is always good.and i think u set a very good example fo rpeople like me who dont know how we would be able to relate to a child who has problems, of any sort....
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@weemam (13377)
24 Feb 07
I think everyone thinks that until they are faced with it and without thinking about it , you just get on with it , If you love someone you do it without thinking xx
@dana234 (2116)
• Spain
24 Feb 07
Your poem is absolutely beautiful. I was very touched by it. I´m so glad the doctors were wrong! Your son is handsome and intelligent. You must be such a strong, positive person, your son might have sensed this positive energy, this probably helped him a lot with his development. Lovely discussion topic! Blessings to you and your family Dana
@weemam (13377)
24 Feb 07
Thank you so much for the lovely kind words xx
@kritipen (4083)
• United States
24 Feb 07
That was a very touching and a very nice poem. God bless your son and i hope he may have a long good and healthy life ahead of him.I read many poems on your website and all of them are very good. You are so good at writing poems.
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@weemam (13377)
24 Feb 07
Thank you so much . he still has a lot to do to my site yet there are a lot os pictures and descriptions to go on yet xxx
@patootie (3593)
4 Feb 07
Very nice poem .. I'm sure it must have been an agonising wait until you were able to take your son home .. and from other discussions and poems I can see how proud you are of you son and what a wonderful young man he is turning out to be .. You have every right to be proud of him .. !
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@weemam (13377)
4 Feb 07
Yes , and he surprises me more every day xx
@COLLIS2 (479)
• United States
3 Feb 07
I'm glad you never gave up. I have a son who has Aspberger's which is a form of autism and people tell me his prognosis is bleak for the future even though it doesen't come close to your son but I don't want to give up.
@weemam (13377)
3 Feb 07
I have a very close friend with 2 boys who have autism she has a brilliant website she has made for the parents and grandparents etc of mostly kids with autism , I myself am a member of this site and it is brilliant.the help the people give each other .They compare things that have happened every day with their kida and all give help , xx
@MakDomMom (1474)
• United States
3 Feb 07
That is a very touching poem. I'm sure it means the world to him. To know that he means the world to his mom. Way to go mom!!!
@weemam (13377)
3 Feb 07
Thank you so much for the lovely reply , means a lot xx
• Philippines
3 Feb 07
I really do admire you for being such a wonderful parent.May god bless you and your son always.I will always pray for your son health.
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@weemam (13377)
3 Feb 07
Thank you all so much , I have cried at the replies here , you are all so nice xx
@kathy77 (7488)
• Australia
2 Feb 07
Hi Weemam what a lovely poem you wrote for you son I bet that he is very happy with this poem, but at the age you had your son this could of been the reason why he was born this way as they do say it is very dangerous to have a child when we are getting on but I am so happy that your son is ok and getting on very well give my love to your son.
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@weemam (13377)
2 Feb 07
Thank you so very much my new friend I will do that xx
@wolfie34 (26791)
• United Kingdom
2 Feb 07
That was truly a great ode to Ross. He certainly is a miracle, and great for proving the experts wrong. I'm sure you mean the world to him too. He's certainly got special, loving parents, what a lovely 'close' family you have, there are lessons in that to us all. Thank you for sharing.
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@weemam (13377)
2 Feb 07
THanks for the response pal xx
@gabs8513 (48712)
• United Kingdom
10 Feb 07
Awwwwwwwwwww Weemam, this is so lovely I love it, you are certainly very good at writing Poems.
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@caramello (4381)
• Australia
3 Feb 07
A very beautiful poem about someone who is very special to you and who has obviously become a fine young man. I have the greatest pleasure of being friends with someone I met in hosp. while having my 2nd. child and got to know her in our days in the special care nursery as we both had premmies. We kept in contact and there was 4 of us altogether with our babes and as time went on this one was diagnosed as having Cerebral Palsy and has I watched her grow and the processes she went through in that time, she too has grown into a beautful young lady who I admire very deeply and all the "babes" are 23 this year! I am glad for you that your prayers were answered also and out of those prayers came your beautiful son. HUGS!
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• India
3 Feb 07
hey....ure a beautiful father and hes a very lucky son! godbless u loads! Nikki.Ahuja
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@cheenlly (3483)
• Philippines
3 Feb 07
very touching poem i have enjoy it. you can put it on memorabilia. Im sure Ross will love it. He is a blessings for you inspite of the problem. i can see he is really handsome and perhaps very talented too. Im glad your a very loving parent.
@mistypq (673)
3 Feb 07
You were being tested having this baby sent to you both! You have proved what special parents you are! Loving and caring for your son for him to be able to grow into a handsome strong 27 yr old man! You must be proud of him and your selves.Best wishes for the future.