Howard Simon


Birthday Blessings - Poem by Howard Simon

The sun got out of bed
Swam across the ocean
Just to shine on you today

The wind climbed mountains
Endured dusty deserts
Just to blow on you today

The birds organized their orchestra
Traveled to nearby trees
Just to serenade you today

The rain descended high heavens
Bowed at your feet
Just to refresh you today

I join all of nature in wishing you
A blessed birthday today

Topic(s) of this poem: birthday, birthday greetings, celebration, inspirational, nature love, personification


Comments about Birthday Blessings by Howard Simon

  • Bharati Nayak (6/24/2017 2:57:00 AM)

    The sun got out of bed
    Swam across the ocean
    Just to shine on you today

    The wind climbed mountains
    Endured dusty deserts
    Just to blow on you today

    The birds organized their orchestra
    Traveled to nearby trees
    Just to serenade you today- - - - - -Wow - -What a fantastic Birth Day poem! ! With heavenly blessings ! ! ! Thanks for sharing.
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  • Rajnish Manga (2/10/2016 9:05:00 PM)

    Just out of this world. Birthday wishes coming from the depth of heart and reaching out to stars. Incredible stuff. Thank you, Simon. (Report)Reply

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  • Nosheen Irfan (2/1/2016 3:00:00 AM)

    OMG...that's the loveliest birthday wish I have ever read. What beautiful imagery! This poem really makes the reader's heart swell with happiness. (Report)Reply

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  • Jitesh Shah (3/18/2015 10:55:00 AM)

    a beautiful birthday poem sir i like it and also read my poems (Report)Reply

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  • (8/27/2014 11:52:00 AM)

    Oh what a birthday wish........Simon.......You are really genius.......I loved all your pieces.......... (Report)Reply

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  • Heather Wilkins (7/18/2014 6:48:00 PM)

    a lovely birthday poem. sweet birthday wishes (Report)Reply

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  • S M (2/24/2014 6:26:00 AM)

    This is a beautiful poem! :) enjoyed reading it.. It happens to be my best friend's b'day today too ;) (Report)Reply

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  • Queeny Gona (2/8/2014 1:18:00 AM)

    Oh such a lovely and wonderful birthday wishes dear poet pal. I'm sure the person to whom you penned it for might be tremendously happy with yr musings! (Report)Reply

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  • Caroline Bulleck (10/24/2012 7:50:00 PM)

    This may be one of the best birthday poems I've ever heard. Hallmark would be jealous that their cards don't have this kind of creativity and genius. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/4/2012 4:06:00 AM)

    Howard, i really like this one. i think it's better than A Kiss. i gave this one a 9. I've never heard the sun described like that, ...very original. the mark of a great poet. and yet you didn't have to go all super-wordy with it. you just gave it a playful, creative spin on how the sun gets to us. a great poet and say a lot by saying very little. that what you did here, perfectly. and sometimes a poem needs to be long, don't get me wrong there either...
    this poem also gives the reader the feeling of how lucky anyone is, just to wake up and experience all the little things in a day we can take for granted...birds singing, the sun coming up, etc. thanks for sharing this with us! ! ! -RQ-
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  • (3/2/2011 10:16:00 AM)

    Such a new and lovely way to say happy birthday, really like it. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/7/2011 8:20:00 AM)

    Wow! I wish every day was my birthday so that I could read this poem every day. Beautiful! (Report)Reply

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  • (8/4/2010 11:58:00 AM)

    'The sun got out of bed,
    swam across the ocean
    just to shine on you today.'

    It made me smile, thank you.
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  • (4/12/2010 1:28:00 PM)

    I really love the repetitive nature of this poem. It seems to bring me right into the poem, as should happen when a good poet writes. The way you have used nature to pep up the reader is unbelievable and I really enjoyed it. Great write. Lynn (Report)Reply

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  • (4/11/2010 9:38:00 AM)

    Excellent descriptive poem about nature, nice personifications, lovely to read
    10/10/10
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  • (4/10/2010 7:21:00 PM)

    A wonderful poem.. nice birthday wish! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (4/10/2010 10:33:00 AM)

    Cant believe you didnt add this for me to look at....loved your direction...please read my birthday song, i think you may like it :) (Report)Reply

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  • (4/5/2010 4:52:00 PM)

    your poems are the best
    when you right i can see what your writing
    when i read this it brought me everlasting joy
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  • (3/23/2010 6:00:00 PM)

    You made very nice use of figures of speech. I more often than not enjoy such writing. Short, as I prefer, and skillful. The repetition of ''You today'' was the only mark of defect to me. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/22/2010 2:57:00 PM)

    awww that soo sweet and just like scarlet it reminds me of spring (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Poem Edited: Friday, August 10, 2018


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