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Birthdays



What's a birthday without a cake?
Have you time and the expertise to make?
Give it thought consider what others do,
Buy ready made if that really suits you.

Now these days you can get it right,
Order by phone or procure by sight,
Type and texture its incredible these days,
All fully professional and the theme pays.

Candles and decorations packaged with care,
Surprising the presentation for all those there,
Watch the recipient when the cake's bought out,
Another happy birthday guests sing and shout.

Yes the year has come and gone,
Time it gallops and doesn't seem long,
Friends and family they gather with glee,
Moments like this are a pleasure to see.
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Submitted on April 09, 2016

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I have been writing poems for forty years and written about all sorts of things. Somehow I get creating streaks and can write up to 4 or 5 poems at once of varying subjects. I find it is a good way to record events of the day and bring history to life.The mental aspect is a balance against keeping fit,work and life in general. more…

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