For our 2nd installment of #BAMsCreate2019, we have Black Angel Mom Cassandra sharing two poems capturing the heartbreaking nature of the words, "there is no heartbeat" and the pain of miscarriage. Check out her creations below. A Moment of Silence A moment of silence has a new meaning for me. It means “THERE IS NO… Continue reading #BAMsCreate2019: BAM Cassandra
Kicking off #BAMsCreate2019 for PAIL Awareness Month is Black Angel Mom Rhonda M. Check out the beauty she created capturing the intensity of the perinatal loss experience. BAM Rhonda is also a poet. "Ain't I Still a Mother Too" is a beautifully written piece looking at that confusing place post-loss, where you are trying to… Continue reading #BAMsCreate2019: BAM Rhonda M.
Sitting in solidarity… In solidarity with people who are crying People who are not joyous at a time when everyone tells you that you should be In solidarity with those who have lost loved ones Those who are alone and empty Those who cannot give thanks in this moment Those who are angry at this… Continue reading Sitting in Solidarity…
I saw you yesterday! I thought I was mistaken so I stared a little harder but it was you. Boldly displayed, shining for the whole world to see. It brightened my day and I realized Just how long it’s been since I’ve seen...you. How long has it been? A few weeks? A few months, maybe?… Continue reading Smile
I'm a different kinda mother The kind who most people overlook The kind who will never get to see her babies looking back at her The kind who never got to feel her growing body house her precious gifts til ready for the world. I'm a different kinda mother. The kind who had to… Continue reading A Different Kind of Mother
Some days, the hardest thing I have to do is wake up without you. I look at my belly and see an empty space where you should have been. I look in my eyes and see a glassy surface with no sparkle You were the twinkle that lived there. For four months, you lit up… Continue reading Some Days
We mourn your loss We mourn your life The life you didn’t get to fully live The life we never got to witness you having We mourn our love The love that has no place to go The love that’s built up in our chests so much it hurts We mourn today Because today has… Continue reading We Mourn