he might have liked trains

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“He might have liked trains,” she said.

And we both teared up, staring at the toy on the bottom shelf.

He might have…

Dear Little One, sweet Joseph, this would have been your birthday present. Two years old.

Instead, this will be your second stillbirthday present, bound for the pediatrics ward at the hospital, for other children to play with.

© Burning Eye

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2 thoughts on “he might have liked trains

  1. M has that train. I will now be thinking of Joseph, too, when we play with it. I bet he would’ve liked trains. Sending big hugs to you and A. Such a hard time of year.

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