Maybe There's a Sorrow That You Hide

Music: Concerto in C Major for Oboe and Orchestra--andante.
By Antonio Vivaldi.
Performed by the Advent Chamber Orchestra at the Free Music Archive
under an Attribution-Share Alike license.

Subscribe to this site on YouTube

Subscribe to get a poem sent to you each day by email

Read a dramatization of the Mueller Report

Hear me read
the poem as
an MP3 file.

Watch me read
the poem as
a YouTube video.

Alpha List

Poems About
and Stillbirth

Mother's Day

About This

Poems for

Copyright by
Nicholas Gordon

Maybe there's a sorrow that you hide,
One that never lessens, never leaves,
That sings a lonely counterpoint inside,
Hard to hear but for the one who grieves.
Each child unborn is not therefore unloved,
Redeemed by tears that through dry streambeds move
So quietly the pain can scarcely breathe.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon. Free for personal or non-commercial use.

[about this site] [poems for free] [poem of the day]
[site policy] [about me] [ links]