Lawerence Mize, Sr.

(October 29,1949 / Baltimore, Maryland)

It's My Birthday


It's my birthday
feeling old
Shared some dreams
My story has been told

Bitter cold
reaches out
Saps my strength
bites my back

It's just a day
that will come and go
Filled with things
I've come to know

Gifts will come
from ones so dear
Loved ones who care
ones I want to keep near

It's my birthday
I'm feeling old
The love around me
stops the cold.

Submitted: Monday, November 01, 2010

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