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Sunday, October 4, 2009

~Birthday Thoughts~

Restless mind,
Wondering heart,
Choices to make,
Decisions unmade,
Another year is here,
Don't feel a day older!
Spiritually and personally,
Felt like I was 3 a while ago
Today, I feel 21
Hopefully, I look 18!
Whatever number I may be today,
I hope I made some impact in that time!

Another year, more grace!

Can't wait to eat cake! whoop, whoop!

15 comments:

Nana Yaw Asiedu said...

Eerily, I have been buffeted by such a chaos of thoughts and emotions on almost every birthday since my teen years (well, except for the cake part). You captured well the reflection I know I have every birthday - if I remember it. Is it yours?

Maxine said...

@ NYA- Yes it is! And I'm still restless and bothered. Thus, the reason I'm still up!...Ok off to try and sleep!Growing up makes you ponder life more, I think :)

Sankofa said...

Happy birthday girl! I'm an October girl as well so extra happy birthday to you lol. Hope you have a great day and may God bless you with countless more.

Sugarking said...

Aww, Happy Birthday to you jare! have a nice one!

yankeenaijababe said...

I like this simple yet realistic post, happy birthday maxine, I wasn't sure if your birthday was today but I wish you a happy happy birthday, I know you always look great, you always will do because you have a kind spirit. Never feel old, send me some cake.

Shels said...

... and may God continue to use you to his glory. happy day.

Sweetnothin' said...

happpppppppy bday to you. eat all the cake you can and work out later lol

Mike said...

If the pic captured what you look like now, you certainly look 18.
Buon Compleanno!

Esi W. Cleland said...

Aww, happy birthday. You do look 18, but what if you didn't? What then? Would your soul be any different?

Maxine said...

@Sankofa-Thanks girl! YAY for October babies!
@Sugarking-Thanks man
@YNC- You're always so kind. Thanks for the wishes!
@Shels- Amen ooo!
@Sweetnothin- I will! hehe
@Mike- yep pic was taken like a month ago so thanks!
@Esi- Thank you, hopefully my soul would not be any different or would be better! :)

RocNaija said...

Happy buffday!!

Maxine said...

Thanks Roc!

SEPTEMBER said...

Haba, I miss your birthday. Happy Belated birthday missmaxy.

Maxine said...

@September- Thanks love!

Lady A said...

Better late than never, right? How did I miss this post?!?!?

HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU SWEETIE!!!!!!
Love your bday poem. Simple yet real. I pray that God will give you all the desires or your heart!