Birthdays Now

Soon it’ll be his birthday.

But no one is home to celebrate.

In their corners, far away,

specific time, don’t be late.

On our phones this will stay

the only way to celebrate.

Does it make me sad, this way?

Well, it’s how we do birthdays now.

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Buenos dias! Born in Bogota, Colombia, moved to Nashville, TN at 4 years old, learned English in Kinder, live in the Chicago area with husband and our 3 handsome Colombian muchachos and love being an ESL teacher.

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