Birthday Poetry Contest Semi-Finalists

Published: January 14, 2019

Birthday Wishes For Family, Friends, And Loved Ones

Birthday Wishes For Family, Friends, And Loved Ones

These poems have been selected as semi-finalists for the January 2019 Birthday Poetry Contest.

  • Birthday Poetry Contest, First Prize $50 Amazon.com Gift Card!
  • Submission Deadline is January 25th. CLOSED.
  • Semi-Finalists Published through January 30th. CLOSED
  • Winner Announced: January 31st
  • The Winning Poem is - Special Day by Marie Matheny

Poetry Contests - All Winning Poems

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  1. My Friend On Your Birthday

    Wishing Your Friend A Happy Birthday

    in Birthday Poems

    Dear friend, let me say
    something on this special day
    Though we are far apart,
    You'll be always in my heart.

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 8083
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 811
    • Rating 4.58
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    I was really touched. We once dated and broke up for some silly reasons. I hope this will create an opportunity for us to be back together again.

  2. A Heavenly Birthday

    Birthday Wishes To Daughter In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    You walk beside me every day.
    You're here in all I do and say.
    At night I close my eyes and pray
    To someone who took you away.

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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 262
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 109
    • Rating 4.56
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Love it, hits the right notes for me as a recent widow. It beautifully expressed my thoughts.

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  4. Birthday Wishes To My Son In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    If I could have one wish in life,
    That wish would have to be
    That God would take away my pain
    And send you back to me.

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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1020
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 231
    • Rating 4.55
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    I am a mother and a grandmother. The Bible teaches us that no sin is greater than another because of forgiveness. I believe the same with sorrow. None greater or less than another. It's in...

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  5. Happy Birthday, Daughter

    The Joy A Daughter Brings Her Mother

    in Birthday Poems

    Many are the joys in life.
    I'm blessed with quite a few.
    Still, most of all I'm grateful
    To have a daughter just like you.

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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 2946
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 221
    • Rating 4.55
    Featured Shared Story

    I am the daughter for which this poem was made. I am still amazed at my Mother's talent and how I didn't seem to inherit her amazing gift! She has been compared to some of the most well known...

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  7. Happy Birthday, Far Away Friend

    in Birthday Poems

    Dear friend, I want to wish you a splendid happy birthday.
    We don't see each other anymore, but I hope everything is okay.
    You're growing to become the intelligent woman I know you can be.
    I'm so fortunate to have a friend like you who's gentle, loving, and sweet.

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 3402
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 260
    • Rating 4.46
    Featured Shared Story

    I spent a lot of time with my 1st bf as well. Then when we were turned 18, he had to move SA! It's been 7 years, and we ended up breaking up! We've tried getting back several times but a...

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  8. B - Is For Birthday

    Birthday Acrostic Poem

    in Birthday Poems

    H - is for the Happiest of all days
    A - is for All the wishes and praise
    P - is for the Presents you'll open with delight
    P - is for the Party that will last into the night

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 6485
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 471
    • Rating 4.36
  9. January's Child Of Mine

    Son's Birthday In Heaven

    in Grief Poems

    January's child of mine,
    sweet miracle of God's design.

    Oh, how I can recall the night.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 59
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 33
    • Rating 4.30
  10. Happy Birthday, Son

    • By Anitha Devi Pillai
    • Published: January 26, 2019
    I've Always Loved You, Son

    in Birthday Poems

    From the moment I looked into your eyes,
    I knew that I was never going to be the same again.
    You held my gaze, not once looking away
    as you reached out to grip my finger.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 389
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 100
    • Rating 4.58
  11. Balloons In Heaven

    • By Sharon L. Rice
    • Published: January 20, 2019
    Celebrating A Birthday In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    Your birthday is here again,
    but in heaven you will be.
    We will celebrate your special day
    visiting you and your memorial tree.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 306
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 58
    • Rating 4.48
  12. Happy Birthday

    • By Vashni Kelly
    • Published: January 24, 2019
    The World Has Been Blessed By You

    in Birthday Poems

    The world was blessed with your beauty on this very special day.
    Thank you for being so truly great with the amazing personality you portray.

    Your grace cannot be matched as it's unique in every way.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2563
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 108
    • Rating 4.48

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