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Poem: Helpless Love

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Poem Summary

Helpless love is about a woman who is unresponsive, unable to open her eyes or move her lips to speak.

She knows her loved ones are by her side. She wants to comfort them & wipe away their tears away, like only a mother can.

One last hug before she leaves.

"A Parent's Prayer" by Cary McVay

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Helpless Love

She lies unresponsive,
waiting for the moment
her soul leaves this world.

Trying to open her eyes,
moving her lips to no avail,
remaining motionless, hearing words
of loved ones by her side.

She reaches out
to comfort them,
hoping to wipe away their tears
as only a mother can.

A mom's hug last long after she let's go.

— Unknown

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"Goodbye's the Saddest Word" by Celine Dion

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