Birthday of the Unknown

I don’t know you
but your birthday
is being celebrated
at the table across
from mine That’s
good enough for me
I want to join in
celebrating your
birthday your life
Because in doing so
I am celebrating
my life and the
lives of us all
Happy Birthday!

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Bill McCloud is a poetry editor for the Right Hand Pointing literary journal and is the poetry reviewer for Vietnam Veterans of America. His poetry book, The Smell of the Light, reached #1 on The Oklahoman’s “Oklahoma Bestsellers List." His poems have appeared in Oklahoma Today and the Oklahoma English Journal. He is a faculty member of William Bernhardt’s annual WriterCon, presenting sessions on writing and publishing poetry.

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