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Dear Foster Mom
« on: April 03, 2007, 10:53:32 AM »
Dear Foster Mom
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DEAR FOSTER MOM:

There I sat, alone and afraid,
You got a call and came right to my aid.
You bundled me up with blankets and love,
And, when I needed it most, you gave me a hug.

I learned that the world was not all that scary and cold,
That sometimes there is someone to have and to hold.
You taught me what love is, you helped me to mend,
You loved me and healed me and became my first friend.

And just when I thought you'd done all you do,
There came along not one new lesson, but two.

First you said, "Sweetheart, you're ready to go,
I've done all I can, and you've learned all I know."
Then you bundled me up with a blanket and kiss,
Along came a new family, they even have kids!

They took me to their home, forever to stay,
At first I thought you sent me away.
Then that second lesson became perfectly clear,
No matter how far, you will always be near.

And so, Foster Mom, you know I've moved on,
I have a new home, with toys and a lawn.
But I'll never forget what I learned that first day,
You never really give your fosters away.

You gave me these thoughts to remember you by,
We may never meet again, and now I know why.
You'll remember I lived with you for a time,
I may not be yours, but you'll always be mine.

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Re: Dear Foster Mom
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2007, 10:59:01 AM »
 :bigcry: That is why I can never be a foster mom! I wouldnt let them go!

Thanks for posting that!
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Re: Dear Foster Mom
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2007, 11:08:22 AM »
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I may not be yours, but you'll always be mine.

 :'( 
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Re: Dear Foster Mom
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2007, 11:49:34 AM »
I'm ready to cry...that is such a sweet poem. They don't foster in my area, I don't think I could ever do it anyway

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Re: Dear Foster Mom
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2007, 12:15:09 PM »
Awwww. I would find it so hard to foster too. I couldn't let them go!
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Re: Dear Foster Mom
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2007, 04:13:07 PM »
made me tear up!
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Re: Dear Foster Mom
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2007, 06:54:08 PM »

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Re: Dear Foster Mom
« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2007, 08:39:12 PM »
Awwww, it's a really special relationship. This poem is a nice tribute.
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Re: Dear Foster Mom
« Reply #8 on: April 03, 2007, 08:53:10 PM »
I agree I am tearing up...and it is a nice tribute to the many ppl that foster.
Claire-Mom to Ollie, Zoe, Phoebe, Willie & Snookie

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Re: Dear Foster Mom
« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2007, 12:43:36 PM »
What a sweet poem. I've only fostered once but it was a wonderful experience that I hope to have again someday. We still miss our foster girl  :'(.

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Re: Dear Foster Mom
« Reply #10 on: April 10, 2007, 03:34:10 PM »
Awww lovely poem.


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Re: Dear Foster Mom
« Reply #11 on: April 11, 2007, 11:55:04 AM »
That is beautiful.  Made me tear up.  Thankfully, I've kept in touch with my fosters and get to see them pretty often.  I think it would break my heart if I never got to see them again.
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Re: Dear Foster Mom
« Reply #12 on: April 12, 2007, 05:04:13 PM »
what a lovely poem its so sad
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