A 19th Birthday Wish

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

A poem written for a prompt.

Cover image:Daniel Huniewicz on Unsplash.

A 19th Birthday Wish

 

I said I’d write it for a friend

but now my mind is blank,

a 19th birthday wish so good

it has a bit of swank.

 

A free verse poem or a rhyme?

Which one should I do?

I need to find a pen and pad

and then jot down a few.

 

After lots of scribbling out,

I’m getting writing cramp;

the light is growing dimmer

so I must switch on the lamp.

 

Perhaps my focus is all wrong

and a short story would be better;

or should I put those birthday thoughts

inside a card and letter?

 

It won’t be award winning

but when push, it comes to shove,

it’s written with sincerity

and sent with lots of love.


Submitted: January 24, 2021

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Mike S.

A fine poem, Hull

Sun, January 24th, 2021 6:39pm

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Thanks, Mike. Why do I find it so hard to write anything... up-beat? No need to answer.

Fri, January 29th, 2021 4:49am

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