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A Happy Birthday (a poem of inspiration)

Updated on June 24, 2015
Happy birthdays to all...
Happy birthdays to all...
May each day be better than the one before...
May each day be better than the one before...
A joyous day...sunny flower of a day...
A joyous day...sunny flower of a day...
One of many thousands more...
One of many thousands more...
Oh, sunny day...
Oh, sunny day...



One year older...a year when time means so much...of its essence,

A period in my life...that, when we hold on to each day...as our last.

A magical day...one of such poignant memories...its effervescence,

The fleeting thoughts in our mind...each valued moment, of the past.


True happiness...purest joy...to be alive and to thrive...still to overcome,

As we sit in pensive thought...reviewing yesterdays...as this day is done.

Our loved ones to recount our blessings and wishes of a happier new year,

Brings a unique feeling of just belonging...a family's appreciation...its cheer.


Thank you to my family, friends... all fond acquaintances...just for your care,

My knowing you are each a vital part of life...always in my heart...you're there.

What tomorrow may bring...today we may not know...or to realize its meaning,

The best in life... we live it now...each precious day...and in its fond convening.









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With brightest red roses...at your door...
With brightest red roses...at your door...

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      Audrey Howitt 23 months ago from California

      Birthdays are wonderful signposts I think--I am hoping that yours is a wonderful one!

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      whonunuwho 23 months ago from United States

      Thank you much my friend. whonu

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      Faith Reaper 23 months ago from southern USA

      Happy Birthday, whonu! Yes, each day is to be lived to the full. Your lovely photos of flowers bring a smile to my face. I hope and pray you have many more birthdays to come and celebrate the life of whonu.

      God bless you and yours always

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      whonunuwho 23 months ago from United States

      So glad you could share. whonu

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      Shauna L Bowling 23 months ago from Central Florida

      Happy Birthday, whonu! Your garden is beautifully celebrating your life and the life you've lovingly given each bloom.

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      whonunuwho 23 months ago from United States

      Thank you my friend and blessings on this fine Summer day. whonu

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      manatita44 23 months ago from london

      Thank you. As beautiful as the flowers which adorn the pages. Happy Birthday, Brother Whonu. God's Love be with You and Dear ones. Peace.

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      Dora Isaac Weithers 23 months ago from The Caribbean

      Beautiful thoughts to ponder as one celebrates a birthday! "True happiness...purest joy...to be alive and to thrive." Lovely.

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      whonunuwho 23 months ago from United States

      Thanks MsDora and bless you on this fine Summer evening. whonu

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      whonunuwho 23 months ago from United States

      Thank you so much my dear friend and bless you on this fine evening. whonu

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      Ann Carr 23 months ago from SW England

      Hope you had a good birthday! I love them. So many of my friends don't want to celebrate what they see as getting older. I love an excuse for a party or a meal out; I don't care if I'm getting older, I feel I'm getting wiser! Maybe not but I'm enjoying life and I hope there are many more happy returns.

      Thoughtful poem, full of gentleness and thankfulness for family. Lovely.

      Ann

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      whonunuwho 23 months ago from United States

      Thank you gentle friend and blessings. whonu

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      Deb Hirt 23 months ago from Stillwater, OK

      I am grateful for every day that is mine. This is a wonderful reminder for each year given to us.

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      whonunuwho 23 months ago from United States

      Thank you my friend and blessings. whonu

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      The Examiner-1 22 months ago

      What a beautiful verse of going through life. We review the past and we look into the future wondering what it will bring us. I voted it up++, shared and pinned it.

      Kevin

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      whonunuwho 22 months ago from United States

      Thank you my friend and blessings. whonu

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