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The Birthday Party - Poem by Madison Julius Cawein

Had a birthday yesterday.
First one for, I think, a year.
Won't have one again, they say,
Till another year is here.
Funny, don't you think so? I
Can't just understand now why.

Anyhow my birthday came;
And I had, oh! lots of things
Birthday gifts I just can't name,
Even count them: toys and rings;
Hoops and books and hats. Indeed,
Everything that I don't need.

What I wanted was n't suits;
Wooden toys and'Wonderland';
But a hoe to dig up roots;
And a spade to shovel sand;
Rake to rake where father said
He has made a flower-bed.

But I did n't get them; and
Did n't get a box of paints,
Which I wanted. I raised sand,
Till my mother said, 'My saints!
If you don't behave yourself,
Party'll be laid on the shelf.'

So I did behave, and played
With the little girls and boys,
Who just stayed and stayed and stayed,
Played with me and with my toys;
Broke some, too; but, never mind,
Had the best time of its kind.

Had the dinner then. I bet
Y' never saw a finer sight.
A big birthday cake was set,
Thick with icing, round and white,
In the centre of the table,
Looking all that it was able.

On it four pink candles burned:
And we had a lot of fun
When a little girl there turned,
Blew them out, yes, every one,
And I kissed her for it yes
And she liked it, too, I guess.

When I saw my father, why,
All the children then were gone;
Only child around was I.
I was playing on the lawn
By myself when father came,
And he kissed me just the same.

And I asked my father where
Do the birthdays come from, while
He sat in his rocking-chair,
Looking at me with a smile.
Then I asked him where they go
When they're gone. He did n't know.

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Poems About Birthday

  1. 1. The Birthday Party , Madison Julius Cawein
  2. 2. Indians' Life , Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  3. 3. Romantic Birthday Wishes , Michael Peterson
  4. 4. Today Is Not My Birthday , Kabin Ghimire
  5. 5. Birthday , SANDIP GOSWAMI
  6. 6. Your Birthday. , Omar Eldamsheety
  7. 7. Happy Birthday , Solomon Bright Dankwa
  8. 8. Happy Birthday , Emily Riches
  9. 9. Today Is Your Birthday , Stephanie Pardo
  10. 10. This Birthday , EZEKIEL HARUNA DANBAKI
  11. 11. Let's Sing Merry Christmas , Clara Odelia Ciutara
  12. 12. Grandma Kay’s 95th Birthday , Suzanna Chevalier
  13. 13. Hip Hip Hooray , Ami White
  14. 14. Baby Its Your Birthday Song , Dorsey Baker
  15. 15. Liam's Birthday Wish , Francis Duggan
  16. 16. On Your Birthday, How Many Birds Did You.. , Bijay Kant Dubey
  17. 17. Happy Birthday Farah Deeba , Seema Chowdhury
  18. 18. Birthday Thank You , RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  19. 19. Happy Birthday Rose , RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  20. 20. Birthday Party , Pratheek Praveen Kumar
  21. 21. Happy Birthday , Rosa Tenezaca
  22. 22. Happy Birthday , robert edwards
  23. 23. 5 Or 6 Angels And A Birthday Cake , R. (Rayanne) Vanderkleed
  24. 24. Today Is Three Year Since I Saw My Mother , Susie Sunshine
  25. 25. Have A Happy Blessed Birthday , Kiyaga Lyttle Cephas
  26. 26. Blowing More Candles , Kiyaga Lyttle Cephas
  27. 27. Helene's Birthday My Forever Friend , Susie Sunshine
  28. 28. Angry With Years , sabit ince
  29. 29. Birthday Poem For My Angel Baby , Rachel Loveday
  30. 30. Happy Birthday, John! , Marilyn Lott
  31. 31. Happy Birthday , Marilyn Lott
  32. 32. Polyacrostic Palimpsest - Birthday Sonne.. , Jonathan ROBIN
  33. 33. Universal Family , Afzal Shauq
  34. 34. Haiku - 635 , Dagmara Anna AuraDagimar
  35. 35. Sarah Is Princess For A Day , Christina Sunrise
  36. 36. Balloons Of Reflection , RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  37. 37. Saint Julian Catholic School , Christina Sunrise
  38. 38. The Fear Of Death Keeps Us All Living , Francis Duggan
  39. 39. Happy Birthday Afzal Shauq: ' Nick Ander.. , Afzal Shauq
  40. 40. Happy Birthday Nuala Taylor , Francis Duggan
  41. 41. Yvonne's Sixtieth Birthday , Francis Duggan
  42. 42. Charlaxdarwinianday , Charles Hice
  43. 43. My Birthday , MOHAMMAD SKATI
  44. 44. Maria And Victoria Play Date , Christina Sunrise
  45. 45. 'Happy Birthday' , hazem al jaber
  46. 46. Valentina's Sixtieth , Francis Duggan
  47. 47. Happy Birthday Talented One , Francis Duggan
  48. 48. Today Is Your Birthday , Muhammad Shanazar
  49. 49. Fresh Birth. , Nikhil Parekh
  50. 50. Sharing My Birthday With The Lord , Randy McClave
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