Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
Chris Walsh

Some aoniedesade birthday words

*ponders the birthday of friend aoniedesade*

Hmmm…should I call it “Aonie” and set it to the tune of West Side Story’s “Maria”?

Um…no, I don’t think so.

(And I won’t set it to Debbie Harry’s “Maria,” either, even though that’s a good song.)

Let’s see:

by Christopher Walsh

Find your animals.
Find your calm.
Find more of your poetry, your personal song
To tell of your nourishment, comfort, and joy:
Your figuring-out-ness, your methods employ’d
That helped you survive from The Start to The Now
And – after all that – further joy, you’ll allow.

Happy birthday, Aonie (a little late, but the lateness does not affect the sentiment). Be good to your pets; be good to yourself. And remember: all of that poem (future tense for reasons of poetry aside) has already happened.

All the best, hon. I’m glad we’re friends.
Tags: birthdays, poetical

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