Happy Birthday

Birthdays are not just for children; no, they

Are the measure of our time together

Marking the progress and the happiness,

Even sadness — and the other moments

In between, when Love takes over and shows

Us the long way back from despair, when our

Hopes fade — even when our love seems in doubt

Amazing grace arrives saving the day

(It's not a cliché) — we begin again

Thankful eternal hope springs to our aid

New beginnings, ever bright — and the day

Is not over my love, my soul, my life





© 2014 Stephan J Harper. All rights reserved.

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