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October 15, 2002

Today is my fortieth birthday,
and as it comes to a close
in mind I am scanning far horizons,
while reflecting in calm repose.
I know not what I expected--
what likely homage might be due--
But it's really captured my surprise,
this sudden panoramic view!

I welcome ways my path is heading,
while curious in view of paths I past.
I'm trading in excited hype
for serenities that last.

My youth was much in upward climbs;
steep to rewarded goals;
now I'm looking forward to
equal downslides of my rainbow.

No highlights in my greying hair,
no tucking this or that--
Hell, I walk with canes anyway,
and I adore a fancy hat!

For I embrace the sacred aged,
and the venerability of "old;"
the peace of Spirit's wisdom
beyond endless pots of gold.

May I be useful to our youthful
and as my coming years unwind.
may my dearest loves be truthful;
on approach, may Death be kind.

Vicky Bowker Jeter
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Reviewed by Birdie Houston 2/6/2003
Happy Birthday to you .......your poem was a beauty. It has often been said that life begins at 40 so take a good look around and start to enjoy ; )
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 10/23/2002
Happy Belated Birthday!!!!! Oh wow!!!!! The big 40th, did you have a big party?????


Sandie Angel :o) / May Lu $*_*$
Reviewed by Jenni Kalicharan 10/21/2002
Happy belated birthday, Vicky.. I missed this earlier... (Better late than naver) :>)
Reviewed by Larry Skahill 10/21/2002
well Happy belated Birthday
and on every one write a poem
Reviewed by Jack Roberts 10/20/2002
Happy Belated Birthday Vicky !!
Reviewed by Theresa Koch 10/20/2002
HAPPY BIRTHDAY:)Great writing!
Reviewed by ♥ Kari Hirshey ♥ (Reader) 10/19/2002
Happy Birthday! :) good poem too.
Reviewed by Mark Mahoney 10/19/2002
great poem, age is just natures way of giving us more insight with less time,happy happy birthday Vicky,hope you have as good a time as i have reading your work...take care and god bless...Mark ...
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 10/16/2002
vicky, happy, happy birthday, and may you have many more! so you walk with canes. big f***ing deal! at least you can *walk*!! myself, i walk on a forearm crutch, but i am still kickin'! a little slower, maybe, but i am still pluggin' away!! :) go for the gusto, my friend!! love, your friend in texas, karen lynn. ((((BIRTHDAY HUGS)))) :)
Reviewed by Josephine Bohen 10/16/2002
hey i crested that hill, and i got to tell ya, there's more much much more
have a great one
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 10/16/2002
happy birthday, you young thing! :) i'm forty three (ahhhhhhh!). :) these are the best years of your life...make the most of them! (((HUGS))) and love, karla. :)
Reviewed by Ed Lupinacci (Reader) 10/16/2002
Happy Birthday
Since you are not here right now i will blow out the candles and make a wish in your place.
Hmmm "I wish many more years of reading poetry like this.....
Sorry i took your wish
Reviewed by Roger Ochs 10/16/2002
Happy Birthday, youngster.
"...useful to our youthful." - Nice phrasing - wonderful wish.
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 10/16/2002
I turn fifty four and am here to tell you that there is so much more.
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 10/16/2002
Happy Birthday and I like your additude about aging!
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 10/15/2002
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Vicky!!! You have still a way to go to that point of calling yourself young whippersnappers are always ahead of :) Lovely write and I hope you have all the blessings life can bestow.
Reviewed by The Voice (Reader) 10/15/2002
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Please remember there is a plateu to go across before that downhill slide.

The Voice
Reviewed by E T Waldron 10/15/2002
A lovely tribute to age, but your still too young for that;-)...HAPPY BIRTHDAY, and may you have many many more, and may they all be beautiful...Blessings on the road of life

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