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Birthday Girl

I'm so proud to be your poet friend
And grow prouder every year.
Each year your birthday finds you
More lovely and more dear.

From the poems you have posted 
To the woman I admire,
You've proven you are worthy of
All the things that you desire.

You've nurtured us as family
And helped us when in need.
You've sponsored many contests
To help us to succeed.

Is it any wonder I'm so pleased 
To sing your praises loudly
And tell the world how great you are?
I do all that and proudly.

For Linda's birthday.  10/7/13

Linda, I remember when you first started posting on Poetry Soup.  You started with a bang
and you haven't slowed down. It didn't take long for you to be one of the most prominent poets on the site.  Have a wonderful birthday.  With love, Joyce

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  1. Date: 10/17/2013 9:57:00 AM
    Nice poem! Very sweet

  1. Date: 10/17/2013 1:33:00 AM
    Great tribute to a great poet, Joyce. This rhyme is up to scratch. I deeply enjoyed it. Linda befits such eulogies. She's a gifted and hardworking Artist. JM

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 11:42:00 PM
    A very nice birthday poem.

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 11:26:00 AM
    Congrats on your win honoring PD.Sara

  1. Date: 10/11/2013 3:03:00 PM
    lovely tribute to a lovely lady. Hope you're having a great week, my friend x

  1. Date: 10/9/2013 10:06:00 PM
    Congrats on the first place win in the contest, Joyce

  1. Date: 10/9/2013 11:28:00 AM
    Nice poem for the birthday girl.Congratulation on your 1st on her heart

  1. Date: 10/8/2013 7:37:00 PM
    Joyce, what a nice poem...... CONGRATS! sweet win................... SKAT

  1. Date: 10/8/2013 7:19:00 AM
    Hello Joyce ... 28, first place!! ... certainly hard to choose .... all very friendly and caring, to the B-day girl Linda!! - CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR FIRST PLACE! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/8/2013 5:45:00 AM
    Yes, I agree Joyce!...Hearfelt poem for a lady with a big heart...Congrats - Tim

  1. Date: 10/7/2013 9:01:00 PM
    Hello Joyce, truly a nice wonderful win...It has ARRIVED my sweet birthday! Thank you for the awesome birthday poem and dedication. Yes I am silly, and enjoy having fun. Sometimes I wanna celebrate the joy knowing others enjoy life sharing simple SMILES with love. God Bless <3 always & forever ** LINDA

  1. Date: 10/6/2013 4:41:00 PM
    Well penned my dear,love your grand style. Haven't seen you comment on people's works,are u still with us? Am really concerned,will be delighted if you kindly rePly by commenting on one of my poems. Wishing you the best. Love and hugs, Always Baron Of Ebullion.

  1. Date: 10/6/2013 3:26:00 PM
    Joyce, what lovely, sweet words you have penned for PD, you honor her beautifully. Hugs

  1. Date: 10/6/2013 7:29:00 AM
    Great work honoring Linda on her special day..Enjoyed reading your creative work..Thanks for stopping by my page with congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 10/5/2013 10:47:00 PM
    Excellent poem for her birthday Joyce, she will sure appreciate this love xxx

  1. Date: 10/5/2013 9:38:00 AM
    Fantastic tributes paid to Linda, Joyce

  1. Date: 10/5/2013 6:24:00 AM
    - Beautiful gift from you to Linda's birthday! - Have a nice weekend, Joyce! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)