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Anne - Viewed 2773 Times
David Devaney
May 22, 2008
You’ve counted birthdays’ one through twelve
As they did draw you near
And found true love and happiness
Would never disappear
You watched ten million stars each night
Then found that special one
That came to be that day of birth
When your life was begun
It first appeared from angel dust
Just thirteen years ago
Then all the world in wonderment
Much brighter seemed to glow
From baby to a precious child
Into your life you grew
With intellect remarkable
Your heart was always true
You’d sing and dance and celebrate
The years that touched each day
Then laughed at silly little things
When they were on display
Traveling, you touched this world
Like honey to the bee
And brought great warmth and tenderness
To every destiny
But now the dozen first you knew
Are packed away in time
For on this birthday you begin
A teenage life sublime
With knowledge growing everywhere
New friends and old new found
You’ll taste and touch and feel sweet life
As thirteen comes around
So take a moment on this day
To think and laugh and dream
Then every moment that appears
Much happier will seem.

Happy Birthday 2008
© 2008 David Devaney
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