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Your Special Day

(Dedicated to Danielle Bryant)

It's your special day
And I have so much to say.
Oh that time will let me,
There are thousands of things to make you see:

The happy times,
Lengthening with the clock's chimes;
The beautiful talks we exchanged,
Never believing there could be a change;

The midnight conversations,
Smiles on our faces our only compensation;
Our dreams and hopes,
The only reason we could cope.

Those moments we spent together
Are memories I'll cherish forever;
Memories I can look at and smile,
Knowing they are reasons to aim high.

Oh if I could do more than just words
And not pull memory chords!
It's your special day
And my own very special way
Of wishing a happy birthday
To a friend who just walked away.

Copyright © King Samuel Benson

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  1. Date: 9/29/2013 4:55:00 PM
    I enjoyed your poem. Continue to write...

  1. Date: 9/25/2013 4:39:00 AM
    Congrats on the win in the contest, King

  1. Date: 9/24/2013 5:03:00 PM
    Hi King S.......Congrats................. Love~SKAT~

  1. Date: 9/24/2013 11:36:00 AM
    King S, :)Congratulations!!! Thanks for supporting my EPIC contest with this amazing deep imagery. Exactly what I was looking for. If you'd like:-) stop by my latest poem ""In The Stars"" OR my latest blog! " Wartime Memories " at -----> always & forever **LINDA

  1. Date: 9/16/2013 9:33:00 AM
    This is very special King, Your first poem on the soup is excellent for the readers!! Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND". Hugs* SKAT

    Benson Avatar King Samuel Benson
    Date: 9/16/2013 5:34:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for your comment, SKAT. I am many things; the major one being a writer. I hope to get to know everyone here and have fun at the same time. The site is a bit overwhelming, but I'm getting familiar with it :)
  1. Date: 9/16/2013 5:14:00 AM
    Welcome to P-Soup, Samuel ! - Nice to read your first poem here. - Hope you will have much pleasure to be with us. - Wishing you good luck - have a nice day! - Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours. - My first greeting to you from Norway / / / Anne-Lise :)

    Benson Avatar King Samuel Benson
    Date: 9/16/2013 5:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for the nice comment, Anne. Yeah, I hope the same :) Have a nice day as well :)
  1. Date: 9/15/2013 7:59:00 PM
    Warm welcome to you dear K.Samuel,enjoy your stay,thank you for sharing your poem and wish to read more,welcome to your new family,Ivy

    Benson Avatar King Samuel Benson
    Date: 9/16/2013 5:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks a lot, Ivy :)
  1. Date: 9/15/2013 7:22:00 PM
    a lovely poem, K Samuel,, thank you for expressing your write and finding this site. -A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@

    Benson Avatar King Samuel Benson
    Date: 9/17/2013 5:43:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you very much, Linda :) I have entered your contest, although I don't really understand it :)