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Another year to celebrate.
Another year to denigrate.
For all that may go wrong.
For songs I haven't sung.

How far could I have come since then
If sinful idleness became
The incarnate expression of
The man I should have been?

One less year to grow and thrive
One less year I must survive
Awaiting our decaying fall
Birthday in a few. I always get the birthday blues
Ms Noma 4d
Tomorrow is your birthday
Yet we won't see you smile
It's been so very long
It's been oh such a while

Tomorrow is your birthday
But you're nowhere to be seen
I wish that you'd come home
And tell us where you've been

Tomorrow is your birthday
The eighth one that you've missed
We'll get your favourite foods
Just come home, we do insist

Tomorrow is your birthday
We'd love to hear your voice
I know that I keep asking
I know it's not your choice

Tomorrow is your birthday
I never will forget
I swear I'll try my hardest
To not get too upset.
This poem is for my Dad
RedD 4d
Through the open window
Could they see you?

Though the walls
Could they hear you?

Through the open door
Did they watch you

Fuck
me
maybe
?
15/9/18
Patio at midnight
Begging you
To blow out your candles
And make a wish
But you say
“Wishes are only granted
To those who believe”
You just aren’t lucky enough
To get what you hoped for
But you just might
Tonight
Grasping my hand
Leading the way
Uncharted waters
Crimson Lips
Unfiltered thoughts
Stood in the doorway,
a delivery guy.
A warm buttery mirage,
reflects in my eye.
A yellow bouquet,
this girls favourite treat.
So lovely, it's beauty knocks
me off my feet.
A spray in the background
of lilac, well matched.
A card with a ribbon and
message attached.
I lift it to read it,
what does it say?

To Sara, Happy Birthday
and have a great day.

Poetry by Kaydee.
Happy Birthday to me (nearly)
Val Vik 7d
Something large -
will take up space.
Something unneeded
for present tense.
Something for you -
yet, not really.

Something from me -
with much much care
& loving.

<3
For the funsies
Guessed what it is?:)
no worries, it's something you'd appreciate
Renhui Sep 10
Same metro, same walk
On my birthday

Half a century and four years
On this winding bay

From work to home
Day to night and again to day

I chop and sauté
I sing and pray

Two grown daughters, two aging parents
And a successful career

Today again at the bay

The wind lifts my hair
The sun kisses my face

A new morning awaits
Across the ocean waves
Emma Brigham Sep 6
One month from today could be
your birthday.
In one month we could meet each other
for the first time.
Maybe in one month
I will be on all fours like an animal
and I’ll scream you into the world
and you’ll stop being just a dream.
You are a product of me,
within me.
You are mine
You are not mine
You will always be mine.
Through ripened flesh
and viscera you will unfold,
purple and milky,
bursting through a darkness,
limbs released into your father’s arms,
squeezed and wrinkled,
bright with pain,
having to relearn what it means
to be alive.
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