David Harris

Veteran Poet - 1,237 Points (18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

Happy Belated Birthday Andy


For my friend Andrew Mark Wilkinson
To Andy, I call him a friend,
but some friend I seem to be,
when I let his birthday pass by,
without saying Happy Birthday.
Therefore, I must apologise
for my oversight my friend.
Although this is nine days late,
May I take this time to say
I hope you had a wonderful Birthday.
I have no excuses for overlooking
a friend from my Birthday poem list.
As I read Andy’s poems almost daily,
I feel guilty that I overlooked his Birthday.
Andy is our resident Romantic poet,
whose poems of love and passion
fills quite a few with joy,
and whose friendship I value.
He writes from the heart
of loves entanglement there,
sometimes mirroring at times his own life.
A great poet and a great friend to all.
Therefore, from this friend who sadly forgot
a Happy Belated Birthday my friend, nine days late.

Submitted: Sunday, September 30, 2007
Edited: Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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Comments about this poem (Happy Belated Birthday Andy by David Harris )

  • Rookie Andrew mark Wilkinson (9/30/2007 5:06:00 PM)

    Thank you my friend, hey don't worry about it.. Hey i never said anything about my birthday to anyone but meggie found out the date, but thank you for your poem and wishes David... Take care Andy: -) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Lilac Wine (9/30/2007 5:02:00 PM)

    Im sure andrew being the man he is will definitely understand....and im sure that he would be so happy to read this lovely tribute...from a lovely friend....
    a lovely poem David..thanks for sharing
    love n stuff
    lilac
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