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Precious Angels that never made it

Updated on December 26, 2011

I was listening to the News yesterday 11 December, about a Lady in Milton Keynes (UK) who lost her baby a few months ago, due to some Medical errors. She asked for a Caesarean but it was delayed. Eventually they did it. The baby was delivered, but, she died in less than an hour. Full Story

This would have been Baby Ebony’s first Christmas. There have also been lots of knife killings in London and so many innocent lives lost - parents losing their kids at the snap of a finger. It led me to write this.

John-Paul Massey, 4. Attacked by Pittbull dog, Liverpool Nov 09

Poem - Precious Angels

To all who have lost their precious ones this year,

No doubt, words can’t express the pain you bear.

It’s a time no one is ever prepared for,

When a child happens to walk through Heaven’s door.


Some things in life we’ll just never understand.

Was it fate or life just dealing a bad hand?

What did we do to deserve such a loss?

Why should we have to carry such a heavy cross?


Lance Corporal Adam Drane, 23. The 100th British soldier killed in Afghanistan 09

Shakilus Townsend, 16. Stabbed by gang in July 09

Do take heart, Your Angel is around you,

Watching over you daily - seeing all you do.

You stare long and tenderly at their photo, wiping away a Tear,

they whisper to you gently “I love you and I’m always here”.


Be at peace. Feel the love of your precious one.

Their presence always around you, never gone.

Cherish all the good memories you had,

for those treasured memories, please don’t be sad.

Celebrate their life. ((Hugs))


Written by Lady_E, Dec 09 © all rights reserved.


Rosimeiri Boxall, 19. (Vicar’s child) leapt to her death after attacked by bullies.

Rosimeiri was adopted by Rev Simon Boxall at the age of three, after being left in an orphanage in Brazil by her alcoholic mother at the time.

Parents Comments:

"She has given us so many moments of pure joy, and we are thankful for those times," they said in a statement. "We are sure that she is now safe in God the father's arms. No one can ever hurt her again. It will be wonderful to see her again one day. We continue to pray for those who are responsible for Rosi's death. We want them to know that we forgive them."


Ps. I put photo's in this Hub to give people a bit of an idea of what others are going through. I don't mean to get anyone more upset.


"Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal."


"The greatest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude" - Thornton Wilder.


"The angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hand of God" - Eileen Elias Freeman.


"When you are sorrowful look again in your heart and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight" - Kahil Gibran.


"An Angel in the book of life wrote down my baby's birth and whispered as she closed the book "too beautiful for earth" "- Authour Unknown.


"If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together...there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think, but the most important thing is, even if we're apart...I'll always be with you". - Winnie the Pooh.



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    • Lady_E profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from London, UK

      Thanks Rossimobis - for your encouraging comments. :)

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      Chibuzo Melvin Mobis 

      8 years ago from Biafra

      Another great hub,love your skills, you direct minds with words.Glad i met you and will keep reading you everyday.

    • Lady_E profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from London, UK

      Cheers Nadia, Thanks for stopping. :)

    • nadiaazhar profile image


      8 years ago from kuwait

      very touching!!

    • Lady_E profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from London, UK

      Thanks Duchess.

      Best Wishes. :)

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      Duchess OBlunt 

      8 years ago

      absolutely beautiful!

    • Lady_E profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from London, UK

      ** Thanks jdove-miller for your encouraging comments. Best wishes.

      ** Thanks needs_a_break for your comments. I'm glad you visited. I have read a few of your Poems and they are deeply moving. Regards.

    • needs_a_break profile image


      8 years ago

      wow that was.. wow i don't really know what to say... beautiful, sad,a great peice of work

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      8 years ago

      Very moving and very timely message since the holidays are extremely hard for those who have lost a loved one.

    • Lady_E profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from London, UK

      ** Thanks Kate, I appreciate your comments. Kind Regards :)

      ** Hi Anne, thanks for your comments. Best wishes. :)

    • AEvans profile image


      8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      What beautiful thoughts you have and being able to pay tribute to complete strangers is a blessing not only to there families but to the world, making all of us realize how precious life is. :)

    • kateperez profile image


      8 years ago from pasadena, tx

      This sentiment and the photos are very important. If we don't do anything, don't say anything it will escalate.

      We have to get it out that this is NOT acceptable!

      Thank you, my UK friend.


    • Lady_E profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from London, UK

      ** Hello Beata, thanks so much for your warm, encouraging comments. You have a big heart. Nice to read from you again. Kind Regards.

      ** Hi Ndudimma, thanks for sharing your story - that's beautiful. Medically, its advised not to have more than 2 Cesareans (can't spell that word. lol). You had 4! Four bundles of Joy that will make you a proud mum forever.

      Thanks for stopping. Best wishes.

    • Lady_E profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from London, UK

      **((Hugs)) Lita. I'm glad you got through it. I also like the name of that song "my love will see you through".

      Thanks so much for your comments, Best wishes.

      ** Hi Skye2day, very touching comments - you wrote about hoping they would not get mad at God. I purposely didn't make this a religious Hub 'cos I thought, some people might be thinking. "God, why me?" and actually maybe, still angry, which is very natural. There are things even I am passing through now and I ask God "are you just gonna look at me passing through this situ"?. Honestly, some things, we just can not understand. Why bad things happen to good people. Remember Job, that innocent man.....his wife said, "curse God and die" but that's another story. He came out tops in the end though.

      So, I agree with your comments and it's lovely to read from you again. Best Wishes and keep warm. It must be freezing where you are. lol. xx

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      8 years ago

      Reading this story made me appreciate every blessing God has given me. I have four children and all of them were delivered through surgery, in one of the cases I had an infection and blood cloth, but the giver of life was sure by my side and he told me that it was not my time yet because I am still here loving my little ones. Thanks for reminding me of how blessed I am and I pray for God's comfort to anyone who has lost a loved one this season.

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      Beata Stasak 

      8 years ago from Western Australia

      Beautiful, Elena, just plainly beautiful. Thank you for sharing your hub with me. You reminded us all what is the Christmas spirit really all about. Sharing and thinking about others, especially those less fortunate than us...I wish there would be more people like you and our world would be a better place for all of us. Love from Beata

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      8 years ago from Rocky Mountains

      Hi Lady, Beautiful Hub. I believe the Holy Spirit movement is on you girlfriend. You have a heart of compassion for others. You really are an angel and friend. I am HONORED to have a host of friends on HP. It is so amazing that through hubs and comments people from all walks of life, all around the globe can unite in friendship. God is awesome.

      Children of God will be together one day, where there are no more tears, pain, suffering. The babies will be there. Our hope is in the one and only JESUS. I pray all the hurting parents have a relationship with Jesus and do not get mad at God. The devil wants to turn everyone from GOD. Yhe enemy knows his doomsday is coming.

      Thank You sweet Jesus. love ya + + + I vote for ladyE GLOBE winner. cheerio for now

    • Lita C. Malicdem profile image

      Lita C. Malicdem 

      8 years ago from Philippines

      I love this hub about losing loved ones because it brings memories. I hope and pray that those they left behind have now moved on. The messages put one's grief into place, too. Nice ones.

      After my husband's death in 1999, I adopted a popular local song for the message it brings for my moving on, entitled, "My Love Will See You Through". Nice song.

      Thanks, for giving the grieving, a time to stop, ponder on, and eventually- move on. Thanks, Lady_ E.

    • Lady_E profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from London, UK

      ** Thanks Pastor Osa. How are you? Hope all is well.

      ** Cheers Misstika, glad you enjoyed it.

      ** Hello Gemynii, thanks for your kind comments.

      ** Mucho Gratias Blogmaster, your comments are appreciated.

      Best Wishes everyone. :)

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      8 years ago from Texas

      This is very near and dear to my heart. Thank you for sharing your warmth.

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      8 years ago

      It's haard for me to understand very well - I'm italian, not english, but I mean what You wrote, and it's a good poem; to write about the biggest sercrets of life is very 'bravo' for me.

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      Osa Osazuwa-Tosan 

      8 years ago from Nigeria

      Such is the mystery of life on earth. Every experience is a learning process. Thanks for sharing this thought and story. Keep up the good work.

    • Lady_E profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from London, UK

      ** Jai Warren - thanks so much for your kind comments. I believe so too. Best Wishes.

      ** Thanks Bojangle. Regards.

      ** Cheers Matt, very touching and encouraging comments. That's so sweet of you. Lovely to read from you again.

      Best Wishes.

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      8 years ago from Bangkok, Thailand

      for once again young lady, you pricked my heart! Will u marry me? thanks so much for being U! for u have truly been blessed with such awsome God given talent.

      respectfully yours,


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      8 years ago

      Great poetry.

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      Jai Warren 

      8 years ago from Dallas, Deep Ellum, Texas

      Lady E,

      What a beautiful poem. There are many lessons to take to heart in your words. Our lost loved ones are always with us in spirit and memories. I really believe they're in a better place.

    • Lady_E profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from London, UK

      Thanks so much for your comments everyone. It's very much appreciated. I hope the coming year is a better year for us all. A year that will make us beam with Happiness.

      Thanks for reading. :)

      Ps. Nancy, thanks for that beautiful quote, I have included it in the Hub as some people might not read the comments. xx

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      H P Roychoudhury 

      8 years ago from Guwahati, India


      What you had written is an absolute truth “To all who have lost their precious ones this year, No doubt, words can’t express the pain you bear”. But at same time it reminds us that our days are numbered. Thanks.

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      8 years ago from Maryland, USA

      Thank you for sharing such beautiful thoughts and poems here Lady_E. God considers the death of a saint to be precious, but death is very difficult for those who are left behind. I pray that those who have lost loved ones will be comforted by the words of this hub.

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      8 years ago from Hudson Valley, New York

      Thank you for sharing this, Lady_E. Your love and compassion for those who were lost certainly shines here. You certainly have the right approach to this. I enjoyed your poem. Thank you again.

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 

      8 years ago

      Lady E, Beautiful thoughtful, heartfelt tribute! Death is an enemy that robs us of the ones we love! Put thanks be to the Lord we have the VICTORY because on the other side of death is Eternal life! We can have JOY even in the midst of sorrow! Thank you as always it is always a pleasure! Love & Blessings!

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      Nancy's Niche 

      8 years ago

      There can be nothing worse then the loss of a child. This is a beautifuly written hub...May I add, ""An Angel in the book of life wrote down my baby's birth. And whispered as she closed the book "too beautiful for earth."

      ~Author Unknown

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      Christa Dovel 

      8 years ago from The Rocky Mountains, North America

      "Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal."

      What a good reminder. If only every one lived by such a motto.

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      Putz Ballard 

      8 years ago

      A great well thought out hub and an inspiration. Thanks for sharing.


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