Breathe away sad rhythms,
wake to morning joy—
go celebrate life’s dazzling color
Listen to the poetry of the stars kissing the night sky
and remember to embrace the lingering blue
as the clouds dance in brilliant-red fire–
explore time’s window and the universe’s ifs
but live your heart—
there is always magic
(the ghosts of your ancestors smile).
The Oracle gave me this poem for my birthday. I forgot to take a screen shot of the final version of the tiles, and we collaborated a bit, but she did tell me to eat cake.
I love this poem for you! happiest of birthdays to you –
Aww–thank you so much, Beth!
I think we should all gift ourselves a poem for our birthday, I love this idea
You’re right! I will have to remember this. 🙂
Beautiful poem with beautiful advice. Happy birthday, Merril. 🙂
Thank you, Robin! 🙂
I love this! Happy birthday, Merril. Enjoy your special day and yes…eat cake! 🙂
Thank you, Jill! 🙂
Not everyone can write such a lovely poem for her birthday – brava – again!
Enjoy the day . . . keep stargazing in the year ahead, Merril.
And eat cake!
Awww–thank you so much, Marian! ❤
Yes, start each new day afresh.
Happy Birthday, Merril!
Thank you, Ken!
Happy Birthday! Have a splendid year!
Thank you very much!
What a glorious sky! Happy birthday!!
I know you will always live your heart. (K)
Thank you so much, Kerfe!
Your poems invite me to slow down and remind me to appreciate daily beauty/joy. Thank you for writing and sharing them with us. A healthy, happy, rejuvenating birthday to you!
Thank you, Will. That’s such a kind and lovely comment. I appreciate it very much.
I hope you did eat cake 🙂 She gave you a lovely uplifting poem with colour, clouds and dancing.
Thank you. I was almost afraid to consult her for my birthday. 😉 It’s still morning here–I’m making myself a flourless chocolate cake, and it’s in the oven now.
Save a piece for me. On second thoughts, I’ll be sharing it with you anyway…
A birthday full of dazzling colors, magic and cake sounds perfect, Merril! Have a wonderful year ahead and loving moments always! 💜
Thank you very much, Robin!
What a beautiful poem to you from you with all your love (and a little help from The Oracle!)
Thank you, Dale! 🙂
Hope the cake was as good as the poem!
Thank you so much! I baked a flourless chocolate cake for myself. YUM!
You deserve cake and all it symbolises
Thank you very much, Derrick! I baked a cake for myself–and I did eat a piece last night. 🙂
Happy Birthday (belatedly) to you … Beautifully written tor the day – and I’m sure you had a wonderful day. 🙂 Cheers!
Thank you very much, Frank. Yes, I did!
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Best advice ever: “but live your heart–” Happy Belated Birthday, Merril!
Thank you very much, Marie!
listen to the poetry of the stars kissing the night sky…what a beautiful line!
Thank you so much!
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