Birthday Poetry Contest Semi-Finalists

Birthday Wishes For Family, Friends, And Loved Ones

30 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. Happy Birthday In Heaven

    in In Memory Poems

    The very first month
    Of each passing year
    Brings up your birthday
    Even though you're not here.

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    • Rating 4.65
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  3. Birthdays In Heaven

    Remembering The Birthday Of A Friend Who Passed Away

    in Loss of a Friend Poems

    I remember the first day we met.
    You were all smiles, always happy.
    This I must say is the saddest birthday yet
    Because I still haven't learned to forget.

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    • Rating 4.56
  4. 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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    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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  6. 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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    • Rating 4.51
  7. 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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    • Rating 4.50
  8. The Tongue-Tied Lover

    • By William Brook
    • Published: January 29, 2019
    Happy Birthday Card For Her

    in Birthday Poems

    I ask the heav'nly stars above
    how I might send thee words of love -
    for my impov'rished words won't do
    when sending words of love to you.

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    There are times one comes across poetry that captivates the heart,
    creeps inside never to depart...

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    An exquisite ace of diamonds classic
    that only a magician could...

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  10. Happy Birthday, Super Star Sister

    Birthday Greetings For My Sister

    in Birthday Poems

    From the day you were born I've watched you grow
    Into the nicest person one could know.
    Love changes everything, words oh so true.
    My world changed the moment I first held you.

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    • Rating 4.47
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    Love your poem, Sister Beryl. You're a superstar.

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  11. 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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    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 51
    • Rating 4.47
  12. 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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  13. 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 0
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    • Rating 4.46

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