Another Birthday

​Another Birthday

I`d wish you happy birthday, Mom,
But you’ve been gone 4 years,
And I can`t celebrate the day
With eyes all full of tears.
I can’t forget July the 4th
While others celebrate
With fireworks and cheerful songs
I`ve almost come to hate.
To others, Independence Day
Is filled with summer fun;
To me, your birthday simply marks
Another year you’re gone.
I guess I simply miss you, Mom,
Though you are in God`s hand.
I just don’t want to celebrate.
I hope friends understand.
©2017 Denise McKenney

About dforchrist

I am a 50+-year-old Christian, live in Indiana with my husband and 3 cats, and love Jesus. God has been giving me the ability to write incredible poems lately as well as the urge to share them. I pray they touch you as He intends.
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1 Response to Another Birthday

  1. Joyce Griffith says:

    Another year to honor her. Your poem honors her too.

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