Child of the Sun #poetry

Child of the Sun
born in high summer:
the light of your smile
is the light of my day.

Child of the Sun
whose smiles without number
drive all my demons
and darkness away.

You’re four years old
and I’ll always remember 
the day you were born
as a magical day.

With a heart of gold
just as wild as it’s tender
Happy Birthday I wish, while
I smile at your play.

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This post is dedicated to my youngest son

He is celebrating his 4th birthday today. My little ray of sunshine. This is a joyful day for me, and I hope for him as well! This morning, we have been baking this cake:

Birthday Cake
A brilliant birthday bake!

Unfortunately, we were too late to link to The Great Bloggers Bake Off – but what a fun event that was! Thanks to Caramel for hosting, and for interviewing Benji (my oldest son).

And now some music, for both of my boys:

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  1. Oh wow! Ingrid, I love your heartfelt verse, I love that yummy looking cake and please give him a hug from my side! Happy birthday to him. What a lovely age four is. ❀️

  2. Happy Birthday to your sweet boy! I’m sure he will love that cake! My birthday cake must always be chocolate, and so was my mom’s. She’d be 99 today.
    I didn’t know about that Bloggers Bake-Off, but it sounds like it was fun.

    Have a wonderful celebration today! ❀️

  3. Beautiful poem, happy birthday πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ and that cake!!! Drooling. πŸ€€πŸ˜‹πŸ˜ Enjoy, and happy birthing day to you, mama! πŸ’—

  4. Happy Birthday to your precious little one! That cake makes me want to be a child again. πŸŽ‚ I imagine your boys had a bit of energy after enjoying a slice.😁

  5. Happy Birthday Benji!πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–
    Your mama loves youπŸ‘ ——————————————————————————πŸ‘ this much and to the 🌝 and back. Have a great day😻
    Love this poem Ingrid! Enjoy every minute.
    Soooo sweet……
    “the light of your smile
    is the light of my day”

    1. Thank you so much Cindy πŸ₯° it was little one’s birthday who has the same name as your cat 🀣 Benji is a bit upset that he has another 3 months to wait for it to be all about him…

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