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Poem of the day: The Birthday Card

06/08/2023

Poem of the day: The Birthday CardA poem a day keeps the soul awake! For the most soulful, authentically African poetry on the internet, check out Poem of the day.

by Arnold Charles

06-08-2023 07:42

in Art and Artists

Poem of the day brings you some of the best pieces of writing South Africa has to offer. Photo: Pexels

The Birthday Card What Birthday Card, for him, can I acquire, An ordinary one is not what hed desire, Perhaps it needs a funny joke, Thats right for a fun bloke, I hope on the finding of one, I can aspire. There are some mushy rhymes that make me cringe, With slushy words that on my mind impinge, They certainly are not right, My choice, they are not quite, Im sure if I bought one Id have a whinge. Maybe a lovely scenic one would suit, But I do prefer a card that gives a hoot, I like to raise a smile, Cos, I really hate to rile, And I wont upset this man, hes really cute. I have found one with a picture of some wine In bottles, which is a decidedly good sign, But the colours are so bland, That its really not that grand, And Id like to send him one hell know is mine. Hey! I think I have the answer and its this, Ill buy some wine and chocs which are delish, Ill knock on his front door, With these offerings and more, And start his birthday rolling with a kiss. By Ernestine Northover Recent Poem of the Day Posts

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