Treasure Island

Sam Adeyinka

(January 20th 1991 / Lagos, Nigeria.)

January 20th: My Birthday


Oh what a pleasant day!
Today marks the birthday of a legend
A legend in me.

My birthday falls on a Sunday
A very special day,
A day in which God rested off of his creation.

This is the day the Lord has made
And it is precious in my sight
For indeed I know I'm blessed.

Today is my birthday
Today is Sunday
Today rain falls for the very first time this year.

Is it not pleasant?

Submitted: Thursday, January 31, 2013

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January 20th was my birthday and I observed all the happenings around me and so wrote a poem for me.

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  • Babatunde Aremu (1/31/2013 8:43:00 AM)

    Happy birtday in arrears. Wishing the best ahead. I hope the goodies are remaining. All the best (Report) Reply

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