A Poemdog

Dogs 2011

GIFT
(6/30/11)


I wish
for your
birthday
that I could
surprise you
with a big
beautiful
boxful
of hope
fulfillment
and joy

you
so very much
deserve
them all

alas
these graces
are found only
within yourself
and only you
can reach
them

I will always
continue
to provide
the wrappings
trappings
ribbons
and bows
needed
to one day
properly package
that special
present
for you

until then
I love you
and wish
always
for your
happiness