New Post- Tanka: Glad To Be Back On My Birthday!

By: Cynthia Ann Katon-Alfonso

Sep 10 2012

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Category: Celebration, Depression, Poetry, Prayer, Tanka, trials


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1.  Hi!  Glad to be back

And be writing poems again

I know I’ve been missed

But there were storms and grieving

That have kept me for awhile.


2.  Thanks for your patience

Here’s hoping for sunny days

With gentle showers

Seasoned with brilliant rainbows

To assure all will be well.

27 comments on “New Post- Tanka: Glad To Be Back On My Birthday!”

  1. Happy co-birthday from a fellow Virgo. Today must be a good day. 🙂

  2. Dear Cynthia, Happy Birthday and many rainbows. Blessings, Ellen

  3. Happy Birthday, Cynthia, and just having you back adds more sunshine and rainbows to the blog world! Hugs!

  4. Wishing you a lovely Happy Birthday, Sister!! I’ve missed you terribly–and kept checking to see if there was another blog glitch keeping your posts from me! We are both September sisters, how ’bout that?!! Have a wonderful day–sending you a gift of giant-sized hugs! God bless you continually, with His Peace and Wisdom–love, sis Caddo

    • LOL!No blog glitch this time, my sis–just me soaking myself in mournful month long of silence, and finally deciding to come out on my birthday. Thank God for healing prayers, and bright-colored rainbows from dear friends like you!

  5. Happy birthday to you my sister, it is wonderful to hear the joy in your words, and also to embrace the image you bring. Its nice to feel the healing…as i can envision your endearing smile as i read your words. May God continue to bless you and and lift your famiy including your darling dog,! Welcome back Cynthia…know that you were missed!

    • Glad to be back, Wendell, know that I appreciate the special depth and quality of friendship each one in this blogging family has built over the days and months of exchanging posts. That’s why I feel happy to be back, for you have become a special family to me. Thanks to all of you!

  6. Happy birthday and welcome back…thank you for reminding us all that there are rainbows.

  7. I do feel the sad times you’ve been in to but it’s time to cheer up; happy birthday
    may it be a crowned year…
    Love & Light

    • Thank you,Mira. Know that I appreciate all kindly gestures you extended to me in my moment of grief and loss. It feels wonderful to be loved and hugged in this wonderful blogging community, thanks to all of you!

  8. Welcome back, Cynthia. I think we all miss your poems.

  9. Happy birthday. Tomorrow is my one.

  10. Joyeux Anniversaire!

  11. It is so good to see (I mean, read) you back! 🙂 You have been missed! God bless you.

  12. Happy Belated Birthday, dear Cynthia, and I wish you many to follow!
    Ciao, Francina xx

    • Thank you for your birthday greeting and wishes, Francina. my sister treated me and my kids to a sumptuous Lauriat at an authentic Chinese restaurant.This coming Sunday, I am going to co-celebrate it with all the September-born in my husband’s clan.

  13. Well I am very late with my birthday facilitations. I’ll have to give you my best wishes today instead. I was away from WP for a couple of stretches, and so got well behind with my reading. 😳

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