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I felt inspired to write this when I received the news that I was going to be a grandfather.

14 Weeks

Me_at_lleisiau_2by SJ Alexanderson21 Nov 2013

In the amniotic ocean
Little foetus floats on by,
Unaware of parents watching
Through the scanners magic eye.

Up on screen it dances for them –
Mother feels the butterflies,
Father gasps in utter wonder
As their prodigy swims by.

Miracle of modern science
Shows to them their child of love,
Perfect angel right before them –
Gift of God from high above.