Samuel Stuart Pennell


All The Birthdays In A Row - Poem by Samuel Stuart Pennell

All the birthdays in a row

Every day of the year, a person's birthday
Like a thousand birthday candles
stretching out to the horizon,
marking down the days of the calendar

So blow out the candles,
forget the past,
and watch the black smoke slowly rise
up to the crystal chandelier

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Comments about All The Birthdays In A Row by Samuel Stuart Pennell

  • Gold Star - 35,295 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (7/20/2010 6:06:00 AM)

    Every day of the year is a person's birthday...nothing to rejoice as it reduces a life by a single day.... lovely concept, , , ,10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, July 17, 2010

Poem Edited: Monday, February 13, 2012


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