Happy birthday! Time introduces my life span to another year
As the crimson fire danced with elegance on the tips of the candles
With one blow of my harsh wind I lay all the performers to rest
Chatter, laughter, smiles all mixed with mine
Mischievous eyes daring to cast seductive glances
at the boxes and bags covered in both ribbons and mystery
Age is blessing me with it's step out of childhood
Five year old me how pure you truly were
All we wanted was to be free from the cage named 'age restriction'
If only a sudden light had broke upon me, to be careful what you wish for
Happy birthday to me! Where is everyone?
Not one present? Not even a cake?
But of course! You're no longer a child
Take care of yourself! Hungry? Then cook something
Money? Get a job
No one has the time for such privileges anymore
Bitter loneliness shall never leave your side
It will be with you remembering
All the chatter, laughter, smiles that were once mixed with yours
So, don't worry, never will you be completely alone
Five year old me, if only I could have warned you
That celebrating birthdays will betray you
For it's only a reminder you're getting older
And this revelation will break your heart someday