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AD – After Dad

In loving memory of my Father on his birthday

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Love Outlives All

Hey Dad – I can feel you
I know you’re out there
Always here in my heart
Nearby in the air

Like a whisper in the breeze
Or rustle out of sight
The glint in a dew drop
Or the star shining bright

In the chorus of morning
In the day’s melody
Just nudging my conscious
That you’re not far away

For your spirit is in me
Your laughter, your love
Always reigning in harmony
On my soul, from above

And so this first birthday
I now have without you
Is imbued with your presence
Will be happy not blue

For you’re here – omnipresent
Not in a distant place
For love outlives all
And is a blessing and grace

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To My Girl On Her 21st

So radiant and so beautiful
My girl who shines so bright
Be endowed with your dearest dreams
With joy and pure delight

And go forth hence from this your day
With confidence imbued
Enough to know your mind yet still
With heart that glows love true

And aspire to your destiny
Walk with grace on your pathway
Be happy; embrace peace and have
A blessed Happy Birthday

My Boy

Dedicated to my son on his 18th birthday.

My boy!  Now all grown to a man
An icon to the rest
A man who always works so hard
And always does his best
A man who’s learnt to carry on
When all else may just fall
A man that holds his head up high
And stands up straight and tall

Content in knowing his true worth
Determined to achieve
To go that little bit further
And yet through live has weaved
Compassion, care; integrity
That seeks as much as finds
A man who’s turning 18 now
Has fortitude of mind

And so my wish for my grown boy
Is honour truth but more
To walk a path responsibly
With love; respect ensure
And go forth into adulthood
Equipped to serve and live
A citizen of world order
That takes less than he gives

Birthdays

They come but once a year
A celebration of life
The good, the bad and the ugly
The old, the young
The happy, the sad
Indiscriminately ticking off the next number
But seriously! How many candles this year!?!?

 

Birthday Candles

Birthday candles, burning bright
Enough to set the house alight
And give sufficient heat to still
Warm up the room lest pay the bill
“For how many?”  I hear you say
“So many candles for one day!”
But fear not though through C O 2
We’ll sing happy birthday to you!

Part of this year's twenty. Geez, I'm getting old.

Part of this year’s twenty. Geez, I’m getting old. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Birthday Party

Can you hear that distant bubble
Of laugher ringing out
The chatter in the background
The fun that’s all about

Can you see the happy faces
The smiles so full of glee
The group that is a gathering
As collected family

Can you feel the joy and wholeness
The love that fills the air
The celebration’s all around
The feeling of great care

Can you smell the wine a-flowing
Scents of the birthday time
Can you sense the pure rejoicing
A party in its prime

An arch of colourful party balloons.

An arch of colourful party balloons. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)