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Praying For Rainbows

Trigger Warning for Miscarriage, Infertility, Infant Death

By Kelly RobertsonPublished about a year ago 1 min read
Praying For Rainbows
Photo by menachem weinreb on Unsplash

She stares through the glass outside of the nursery, eyes blotchy and red, hair disheveled, clutching her aching belly.

Her hollow belly.

In her hand, she clings tightly to the tiny pair of knitted slippers she'd chosen for the occasion and wonders where is the meaning in all of this.

She has no use for the precious shoes now.

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Kelly Robertson

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Comments (8)

  • Sam The Doula (Blooming Miracle)about a year ago

    This was so sad, and so beautifully written.

  • Lamar Wigginsabout a year ago

    Whoa! That's rough! and very emotional. I hope she frames the shoes.

  • Roy Stevensabout a year ago

    Oh, that's sad. Very evocative!

  • This was so heart-wrenching 🥺

  • Jenna Callowayabout a year ago

    Feeling this! Well done🙂

  • ❤️

  • Gina C.about a year ago

    Oh no, my heart 🥺 Quite emotional; well done! ❤️

  • L.C. Schäferabout a year ago

    So sad, so much emotion captured

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