I want to dance on the moon,
I want to write across the stars,
" Happy Birthday Son."
I fell in-love when you were born,
as I held you.
Your eyes followed me,
your finger holding mine.
I sang you words of love
about being my miracle,
As you grow older,
my love grows deeper
walking through the universe
our hearts intertwined.
I sheltered you from the storms,
gave you comfort through nightmares,
turned ordinary days into magic.
I fed you books,
I fed you love,
I gave you wings to fly.
My seeds of love,
my seeds of wisdom,
You grew into a man
that follows his moral compass,
You gave me life,
you made me whole.
You are my bookend,
you are my world,
you are the love of my life.
You are an amazing man. When I had you I was 24, younger than you are today. I knew that you were my everything and that I wanted to be the best mom possible. We have shared a life filled with happiness and sorrow, but we always had eachother. I am so proud of the man that you are. You touch others everywhere you go, because your kindness and compassion shines through. I love you forever.
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this is awesome...happy birthday to Josh...sounds like someone did a pretty good job of raising him as well...smiles...cause he sounds like a great guy...ReplyDelete
Thank you, Brian. I appreciate it ! :) he is great;)Delete
Great birthday shout out to your son, bet he appreciates it a ton.ReplyDelete
Thank you, Pat :)Delete
a true blessing through the eyes of a wonderful mother! how lucky you both are!ReplyDelete
hope your son had a fantastic day!
Thank you, Hope. He did :)Delete
Good guy you have here ayala! You've done well and happiness is just reward for motherly love. Happy birthday, Josh!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Hank. I appreciate it!Delete
oh ayala..this is so warm and sweet and he's such a handsome young man and seems to have a fantastic character as well..can feel your love in each line..and hey...you haven't changed a bit in those years..smilesReplyDelete
Thank you, Claudia. You are kind :) He is awesome ...I am his #1 fan :)Delete
Happy Birthday Josh! And congrats to you Ayala. Hope this day brings him unexpected good surprises.ReplyDelete
Thank you, Rudri. I appreciate your good wishes. :)Delete
Happy Birthday to your Josh! This is precious and heart-warming.ReplyDelete
Thank you :) I appreciate it :)Delete
What else is there to say? That's beautiful!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Shay. :)Delete
Oh my! What a heart-felt, touching write. You have a true gift for bringing smiles to our faces and warmth to our hearts. Hope Josh realizes how lucky he is to have a mom like you! May his birthday be filled with many blessings!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Natasha. I appreciate your kind words.Delete
Thank you, Ed. :)Delete
This is beautiful! <3ReplyDelete
Thank you, Robert :)Delete
Thank you, Chris :)Delete
So much love Ayala...happy birthday to you too...after all YOU birthed your handsome son!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Laura :)Delete
Awww... such a deep love and every right to feel so proud of a son you've raised. Beautiful write. Happy Birthday to Josh.ReplyDelete
Thank you, Bren :)Delete
Happy Birthday to Josh!!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Laurie. :)Delete
Happy Birthday to both of you! So much love has passed from you to Josh over the years--your piece is reflective of all that has passed---you made me cry!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Audrey. How sweet of you!Delete
Sweet. I could have written it to my son Josh.ReplyDelete
Thank you, Colleen. So happy that you are blessed as well.Delete
Congratulations to you both, and I liked the poem too, MoskReplyDelete
Thank you, Mosk :)Delete
beautiful words, beautiful sentiment. :) thank you for sharing it with us all!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Joanna :)Delete
I hope your son got to read this, ayala. It's beautiful.ReplyDelete
Thank you, Talon. I had him read it at midnight and he loved it! :)Delete
sending my love and best wishes to dear mommy and sonny. Happy Birthday to Josh and m sure he is proud of his mom just as mom is so much proud of him. God bless you both.ReplyDelete
Thank you, dear Baishali. Always love your kindness.Delete
This brought tears to my eyes. What a beautiful testament to love...a mother's love. Left me speechless. Beautiful write!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Jackie. Happy it touched you. :)Delete
It seems your 'Sun Kissed Life' is truly blessed...
Thank you, Steve. :) I appreciate it!Delete
Your poem is a beautiful tribute to your son! He is very lucky as well to have a mom who is a poet!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Mary :)Delete
What a heartfelt tribute to your son on his birthday. A fortunate young man to have a mother such as you. Thanks for sharing the love!ReplyDelete
Thank you for your kind words.Delete
He is blessed to have you as his mom (and parents)... Beautiful and moving share ~ReplyDelete
Thank you, Grace. :) I am blessed to be his mom :)Delete
A lovely tribute...thankyou for sharing!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Di.Delete
What a beautiful loving birthday post. Truly touching.ReplyDelete
Thank you, Sandi.Delete
Ayala - I love the then and now photos with this birthday tribute to your son. Love shines right through.ReplyDelete
Thank you, Mel. So hard to believe my baby is all grown up....Delete
oh, thank you for this breath of fresh air - as a mother and son's love should be :)ReplyDelete
Thank you, Sheila.Delete
LOVE that first photo of you and your baby son :)ReplyDelete
Thank you, Leslie.Delete
very touching Ayala. It all shines through, ya know?ReplyDelete
Thank you, Luke.Delete
:) I appreciate it!
Thank you, Sara :)Delete
Oh....that's so very touching. I have a son who is 23, and I wish I had written that for him!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Mary. That's sweet of you to say !Delete
lovely tribute to such a beautiful relationship! A joyous birthday to your son, wishing you all peace and love ~ RoseReplyDelete
Thank you, Rose. Best wishes to you!Delete
You gave me life. I sure can relate to how my child did that for me too. I bet he's just as nice, wise and magnificent as his mama!!ReplyDelete
Happy birthday to your Josh.
Thank you, dear Jannie.Delete
You are sweet .
This is simply beautiful!!!ReplyDelete
A mother's love is so profound.
what a gift these words are to your son.
Thank you, Suzy. I appreciate it!Delete
Oh, our grown up kids! They have our hearts and give back in ways I could have never, ever imagined! This is such a lovely tribute to your young man!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Adrienne. So proud yet so hard to let go. :)Delete
It sounds as though you both did well for each other. It makes sense that you raised a son who's a humanitarian who spreads good things, after all you "fed him love" as you feed your lucky readers.ReplyDelete
Thank you, Lauren. You are sweet :)Delete
Children are a blessing and something to be cherished, but you knew that.. smiles...ReplyDelete
Thank you, Michael. :)ReplyDelete
I love this. You must be so proud of how your son turned out!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Jennie.Delete