IN THE HEYDAYS OF HIS EYES
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An Anthology of Poetry about Being Young and Growing Up
 
 
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A BIRTHDAY POEM

for Rachel

James Simmons

For every year of life we light a candle on your cake to mark the simple sort of progress anyone can make, and then, to test your nerve or give a proper view of death, you're asked to blow each light, each year, out with your own breath.

 
 
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