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A Verrrrrrry Merry Unbirthday (To Me, To You!)
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Monday, March 12, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Lookin' forward: if forty seven this much fun, forty eight is gonna be G R E A T !!

... having journey'd thru
this year my own self,
I think I know what
I'm talkin' about:
forty seven is
a hard road, indeed.
joints that were once spry
s t i f f e n up with age;
grey makes unwant'd
guest appearances;
the health fades along
with what mind we had;
but I'm here, I'm HERE,
livin' and lovin',
takin' time to stop
and smell the roses,
countin' the blessings
for havin' surviv'd
another year.  I'm
gonna dance like it's my
birthday (even tho
it's not), c e l e b r a t e
the fact I'm a l i v e !!
a verrrrrrry merry
unbirthday to me
and to you, as well!

(c) 2007, Karla Dorman (3/12)


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Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 3/13/2007
Karla I think each year you grow more beautiful and wise. Love the poem.
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 3/13/2007
Wonderful poetic philosophy, Karla! You've got brains, talent -- and guts! Love ya!
Reviewed by Kathleen Herrick 3/13/2007
Thanks, this sure perked up my morning! :)
Reviewed by Paul Berube 3/13/2007

They tell me it's all a state of mine but what they didn't tell me was which State my mine was in. Many Blessings, My Friend.
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 3/13/2007
You sound like you make every day a birthday inasmuch as each day is a rebirth of new blessings and happy things. Merry Unbirthday to you every day.
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 3/12/2007
I love this, a merry unbirthday to you, I really love this...Write on and be blessed Karla
God Bless
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 3/12/2007
Nice twist on Alice in Wonderland! A very happy birthday to a most gracious lady! May the sun shine bright!!
Be safe,
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 3/12/2007
Bless you karla. Happy 48th..
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater 3/12/2007
Looking good, Karla...twin good...take care...

Reviewed by Daring Sunshine 3/12/2007
What a prize you opened up with your un-birthday! Wonderful! It's mid month, the rain is coming, but we can all celebrate this wonderful day with you!
God Bless,
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 3/12/2007
RIGHT WITH YOU, DARLIN.... I am DREADING meeting my half century head-on the beginning of May, but, YES!!! Let's be thankful we're still here INSPITE of all the gripes and ills. You've had an AMAZING roller-coaster year, Karla, but your poetry has reaped the whirlwind and brought forth the HARVEST ! Go enjoy the fruits of your passionate labours! I'll drink to that! LOL Kate xx
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 3/12/2007
hay hay hay what a great way to feel to be
and isn't that really what it is about
thank you so much for this
life's great example

take care
Reviewed by Susan Sonnen 3/12/2007
What a great attitude! Your poem reminded me of how blessed I am myself.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/12/2007
All I could think of was "Don't count your chickens before they hatch;-)" Thought provoking write and I do know the feeling;-)
Love your dancing attitude, Karla!;-)
Reviewed by Rusty Daily 3/12/2007
Happy un to you to Karla. I looked in the obits today, didn't see my name, so I had breakfast. The greensideup is good. Well, except for those aches and pains.
Reviewed by Approximately Naive 3/12/2007
Forty eight years young is every reason to dance about. You have still to reach the peak of your powers, lassie!

A very very unbirthday to youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu!
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 3/12/2007
Hello girl!!! don't go bragging on me with your forty-seven, I see you and bet eighty-two!!!
Happy birthday to you, I will be sending you greeting when you reach the hundred one.
Reviewed by Laura Mayer 3/12/2007
Happy unbirthday to you and your sister!! You certainly have the right attitude, keep smiling!
Hugs, Laura
Reviewed by Rhonda Galizia 3/12/2007

LOL, You are still a pup, Sweetie!!!

And I am so glad you& your twin are very much alive, too!


Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 3/12/2007
And wist the whirw wabbit one too.... Happy un-unbirthday june 26th ain't it?
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/12/2007
Well 45 is fine wait till you reach 54...and you will star singing my tune...grrrrrrrr!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 3/12/2007
Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!!! and to your sister too :-)

I'm hitting the big fifty this May and I feel the same way you's only going to get better :-)

I was thinking the other day......isn't it about time the fashion world does a thing about beauty for the older women, showing the beauty of grey? I've never felt so good.......and everyone wants me to dye my hair.........not likely......I love it :-)

Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 3/12/2007
65 is much the same.
Takes humor to survive it. Thanks for the delightful laugh.

Reviewed by J M 3/12/2007
Taking it all in stride and grace you have the right attitude for a fianl excellent years... This was joyful and wise.

Blessings & Love & peace,
Reviewed by Jibril Mohamed 3/12/2007
Every body hates the symptoms of old age such as the stiffening of the joints. But we all like to live longer.
The weaker your joints get, the greater your wisdom.

Thank you very much.

Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/12/2007
Happiest of birthday wishes to our two favorites twins on the den. Karla and Karen hope you both celebrate the joyous occasion of another birthday and don't eat too much cake...LOL just kidding fill your boots.

Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/12/2007

This is adorable; happy unbirthday to you! Have many more; you deserve it! BRAVA~!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin sister, Karen Lynn. :D Love ya! You're great! :D
Reviewed by CJ Heck 3/12/2007
Awww, Karla, this is adorable -- I can't think of a better thing to celebrate, just being alive! I enjoyed your poem very much -- Happy (Un)Birthday to you, too!
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