“Birthmarks” of Love

This brought tears to my eyes. I only have a few stretchmarks, but I love them even more after reading this. So much so, I’m renaming them “birthmarks”.

If you can’t read the copy, it says:

A mark for every breath you took, every blink, every sleepy yawn. One for every time you sucked your thumb, waved hello, closed your eyes and slept in the most perfect darkness. One for every time you had the hiccups. One for every dream you dreamed within me.

It isn’t very pretty anymore. Some may even think it ugly. That’s OK. It was your home. It’s where I first grew to love you, where I lay my hand as I dreamed about who you were and who you would be. It held you until my arms could, and for that, I will always find something beautiful in it.

2 responses to ““Birthmarks” of Love

  1. Oh, you’re making a pregnant lady cry! BEAUTIFUL! 🙂

  2. Sienna

    Love this. It’s very sweet and a nice reminder to love my scars. Was definitely worth it after all! Xoxo.

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