Monday, June 4, 2018

A Birthday Letter--By Jack Horne--England

A Birthday Letter

Another birthday drawing near -
although, of course, you are not here;
I'm not to send a gift or card,
no text or email - very hard.
I struggle still to understand
how it went wrong, and not as planned.
I fell in love, believed you cared;
and now recall the times we shared:
it seemed so good, so why goodbye,
that sudden end, no reasons why?
I must move on, my friends all say,
(they didn't like you anyway...)
I hope your birthday's full of fun,
but if it's dull, then think of one,
who wishes he were by your side...
I know if you saw this, you sighed

Jack Horne enjoys reading and writing poetry. He is Whispers' Activity Features Editor.

9 comments:

  1. Love it, Jack. A sentimental and descriptive write. Very well-written. Thank you for sharing. Continued blessings!

    -MJ
    (www.creativeinspirationspp.blogspot.com)

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  2. Dear Jack,

    A heartfelt write, thank you for sharing your poem with us.

    Love,
    Inge

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  3. thanks for the lovely comments

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  4. Jack,
    This poem is great! I hope you can regain this person's friendship in time for his (or her)birthday.
    Your friend,
    Dvid Fox

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  5. Love doesn't always end the way we hoped. You said that very well.
    Caryl

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  6. Hi Jack,
    I don't know what to say other than to ask "Do you read minds as well?" You could have been writing about me, it's uncanny, superb writing.
    Nick

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  7. Words of great thinking Jack
    Knight Writer

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  8. Dear Jack, I felt just the same and enjoyed your great poem, my friend! Sorry for my late comment, but only today I read the June poems! Lovely read!!!

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