Janice Windle


(For Donall) My Birthday


You came to me,
your smile embracing me,
your arms opening to hold me

and I, a year older since yesterday,
was lifted, raised from the day's grey,

catching the rainbow
that freely flowed from you,

bathing in the light
of your energy,

so glad of your bright presence,
on my birthday.

Submitted: Thursday, November 27, 2008
Edited: Tuesday, September 08, 2009

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Comments about this poem ((For Donall) My Birthday by Janice Windle )

  • Rookie - 312 Points Ruth Walters (12/3/2009 1:47:00 PM)

    Another lovely poem Jan, a pleasure to read. Birthdays are so special.

    Ruthie (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,720 Points Kee Thampi (7/24/2009 5:33:00 AM)

    we love your kiss of words
    bathing in the light
    of your energy, (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 12 Points Onelia Avelar (12/3/2008 2:21:00 PM)

    To be 'lifted, raised from the day's grey'. The grey days are so cleverly juxtaposed to a colorful rainbow. It is a lifting optimistic poem. Happy Birthday dear Jan! BR, one (Report) Reply

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