Before I was born, Mama saw me in Raggedy Ann.
Except my hair would feel like silk, rather than yarn.
And my skin would shine, not as white.
My body would feel warm, and I’d grow taller than two feet high.
Before I was born, Raggedy Ann was all Mama had
to cuddle –
in the silent night.

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