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And One Day This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

By sweetly_broken, Garner, NC

Kick.
You feel the pounding of tiny toes
Hear a vivacious heart beating for the
first time.
But what if this kicking you feel
Is really the hand of a higher power?
Knitting me together
In this bed of security
A shelter from the unknown
And this life inside of you
Now known by so few
Will soon burst into the world
And be known by many, with each
hair counted
Like a star forming in a panel of black
Then shining for all to see.
Seems Impossible? Unfathomable?
One day, not too long from now,
I’ll lay in your arms for the first time
Then you’ll blink

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