Happy Birthday

Poem By Phillip Nine Mafunga

Warm hearts do not grow old though you are a year older today
You are rather a year wiser, I would say
Even as you watch, the pages of your person unfurl
Telling the stories of both your struggles and passions
Punctuate the celebration of your day with a victory leap
For you do deserve the best
I hope my brother bought you a matching beautiful cake
To signify the sweetness you brought into the clan
So that among us you could claim your stake
And show all who care that you are awake
I hope you have all the lovely presents today
Presented as a reminder that time does not go on vacation
The wise will always redeem it; fools will demean it!
PHILLIP NINE MAFUNGA
7 October 2020

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A well penned poem. Truly delightful...5 stars*****
Happy biryhday Mai Guru or Mai nini. Tell her poets on PH wish plenty plenty. I am of the Dziva Musaigwa totem. Maybe murivakwasha. Have a geat natal day for our sis


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