So many things take on new meaning after a baby dies. The song ‘You Are my Sunshine,’ for instance, will never sound the same.

Tonight, E and I hauled some of her old baby toys out of the closet. We found a cloth book she used to love and began to read it…

Where is baby? I read, and we looked at each other.

Under this leaf?

Behind this cloud?

In my heart?

We looked at each other again.

Yes. Yes. Oh, yes.

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