Happy Birthday!

Today Sofia celebrates an indeterminate age (as she has for the last many years ;-)

There are things I'd like to say
to you my love on your special day:

I am forever thankful God sent you my way.

Like a gift from up above,
you showed me how it is to feel real love.

I know many mountains we've had to climb
and sometimes forever has seemed like a very long time.

Yes, we've endured our share of pain,
but together we have so much to gain.

Bigger mountains may lie ahead,
but together there is no hill we can not tread.

So always remember my love for you,
and there is nothing together we can not do.

I'll be here forever - my love is true.
The person beside me, that would be you.

Poem was nabbed from here.

Photo credit: Richard at Forbidden Planet. Location is the Colca Canyon in Peru (1996) - hence copyright is mine.


b said…
Happy Birthday to Sofia. No doubt she has enriched your life, as you have hers. Love is such a powerful bond and I'm so happy you have one another.
inherwritemind1 said…
Indeterminate is my favorite age!

Happy birthday, Sofia!
Ancilla said…
Happy Birthday for Sofia :)
Hope for all the best ^^
dandan...™ said…
So sweet of u..
how I wish my husband will says these to me..

Happy Birthday Sofia!~
Happy B-day to Sofia, a realy lucky babe to have a sweetheart like you for a life-long partner! Keep climbing!
Richard said…
breal: yes, she has enriched my life. Thanks.

tena: most female friends I have are not sensitive about their age. Sofia and another are the only two I can think of that are.

ancilla: thanks! I like the new avatar.

dandan: thanks. Expressing affection is always difficult. The worst is to hope for affirmation and not to get it.

MOI: thanks. I think if you were married to me, you might have a different view. I am quite atypical and pose lots of challenges for Sofia.
Sofia said…
Happy Belated Birthday Sofia! Richard- I can tell you are such a wonderful person and this comes through as your express your love to your wife. I hope to find someone one day that would feel the same for me. You both are so very lucky to have each other.
Richard said…
sofia: thank you. There are never gurantees, but as long as you never close off opportunities, you may find yourself blessed.
What a lovely poem... Happy Birthday Sofia. You have a great husband in Richard. ;)

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