Birthday Letter Eleven Years On – Day 6 – GloNaPoWriMo 2019

GloPoWriMo 2019   (Prompt Day 6: Write a possibility poem)


Birthday  Letter  Eleven  Years  On  


If I could turn back the years

and have you here; your birthday

is tomorrow.


If I could talk with you again

and never talk of sorrow.


If you are still my first reader,

my editor; does that make this

any less a love poem?


If and what and where and when —

we had so much, the years rich,

if sometimes sad.


If I could turn back the years

And hold you in my arms again.


Not if, when on your birthday tomorrow.


Benita H. Kape © 7.4.2019


Notes: Of course it is a complete impossibility. But memories are not.

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