Parents share their thoughts
and feelings in these poems about adoption.
He Is Mine
A sweet adoption poem, acknowledging that our children are entrusted to
us by God. Valerie Kay Gwin
Fly Me To Vietnam
A young adoptee wrote this gentle poem prior to a homeland trip to Vietnam,
the land of her birth. Lily Barton
I Am About to Cry
A poem to encourage adoptive parents of older children, to know that children
can heal, and that they are definitely key in helping their children to
heal. Christina and Sharonda S.
An adoptee shares her thoughts about her birthmother in this poem. Elaine
A poem about support during the adoption process. Myla Stauber
For a Son-to-be
An adoption poem about the love of an adoptive mother waiting for her
son. Jill Work
The Legacy of a Child in an Open Adoption
A birthmother shares this warm hearted poem about open adoption and love.
Half A World Away
An adoption poem about waiting. Jill Marshall-Work
Little Boy Lost
Adoption poem on the sorrow of losing a referral. Janet Lee Hickey
An adoption poem about the love of an adoptive mother for her new child.
An Offering of Time
An expectant mother's reflections on the road to adoption. Marea Jenness
Slow Moving Moon
An adoption poem about waiting. Marea Jenness
One Year Ago Today
An adoption poetry celebrating the remembered arrival of a beloved daughter.
Christmas for the First Time Again
Celebrating Christmas through a child's eyes. Jill Work
The Wonder of a Little Boy
Adoption poem of a mother's love for her son. Wendy Barron
The Color of Jesus
The Sunday School lesson in love was taught by my four-year-old daughter
to me. Jill Work
A Special Bond of Love
An adoption poem of thanks to a birth mother. Karen Ledbetter
This Is Our Daughter
An adoption poem about the love of an adoptive mother for her daughter.
To My Baby
Adoption poem of love for my baby. Karen Ledbetter