I Have To Let You Go

The test says you are growing there,
And into space I sit and stare.

This is not the way it was supposed to be,
This is not the result I wanted to see.

Please understand why I can't let you grow.
Please understand why I have to let you go.

You are the result of a bad choice I made,
And in my body this conception invades.

Your father and I are married indeed,
But not to each other, now can you see?

This choice I have made will right my wrong,
The procedure, they say, won't take very long.

I feel sorrow, loneliness, guilt and grief,
I pray that one day I will feel relief.

I love you, my child, I need you to know,
I am just so sorry that I have to let you go.



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