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9AM, August 3rd, 1954 (Happy Birthday to ME)
by Ed Matlack

Wednesday, August 03, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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It was reborn that day,
To frolic in the bogs,
Taking flight after stealing a hog...

9 AM, August 3rd, 1954…(Happy Birthday to ME!)


My dad told me it was his last good night sleeping,

After that was two and three and five o’clock feedings,

Changing diapers, running to the store for more,

Cleaning bed sheets, stories to the kid they were reading…


Gave birth did my mom, long and lanky was I,

Gonna be a tall one said the doctor & with blue eyes,

Even the little hair said I was to be blond,

Came out did I in total human disguise…


No one knew, nor even to this day,

My wings and horns hidden, I do not display,

Oh yes but at night, I sometimes take flight,

No fears must you have, I will them allay,

For I am just a remnant of a past time,

The progeny of a legend of old,

Yes I admit it, the Pine Barrens my home,

Little did mom and dad realize,

They gave birth to that which no one can behold…

          © ed ~ 8/3/05

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Reviewed by Kate Clifford 8/4/2005
Happy Birthday!!!! and on my aniversary of working for one full year :-) That is why my wishes for a great birthday are a little bit late.

Hey was that you that attacked the plane?
Reviewed by William Bonilla 8/3/2005
Happy Birthday Ed
may you have many more
You Jersey Devil you.....LOL

William ....Peace Brother
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 8/3/2005
I love you, ED. Happy Birthday. Ed Kostro said you were trying to hide it, but how could a Leo possibly do that? LOL. And stop kidding around about being all sorts of unholy creatures. I can feel your sweet spirit all the way up here in northern Jersey. ~~Nordette
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 8/3/2005

Stimulating thoughts, this poem reached its aim, and
brought us a pleasing-wit poetic page.

Happy Birthday, Poet!

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Lori Moore 8/3/2005
I hope you had a wonderful day.
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 8/3/2005
HAPPY BIRTHDAY ED!!!!! Hope your day has been fun-filled so far!!!!! Many happy returns!!!!!

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 8/3/2005
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DW!!!! Or should I now say, JD, since your 300 year old secret has now been revealed???!!!!
Reviewed by Roger Ochs 8/3/2005
'54? You whippersnapper.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 8/3/2005
happy birthday to you, buddy boy! hope it is happy! salllllllllllluuuuuuuuute!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D

*birthday (((HUGS))) and kissies to you!!*
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 8/3/2005
Happy Birthday Ed! Hope you are having a wonderful day,

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 8/3/2005

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! And congratulations!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :)
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 8/3/2005
Haaaaaaaaaaaapppyyyyyyyyyy Birrrrrrrrrrthdayyyyyyyyyyy Edddddddddityyyyy!!

Hope it got to you in time...
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg 8/3/2005
Happy Birthday - any grey's in that Leo's mane?
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 8/3/2005
The Mad Matlack. And the Krazy Kostro. Come on own up. Do you, the Krazy Kostro, Nessie, and the Yeti really exist? Or are you one and the same?
Well happy hatched day to you all..
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