A poem for Aisha

My friend wrote this for me. Thanks dear. 🙂


Dear Diary,

Today I celebrate my friend,

You see she turns thirty and is a bit apprehensive,

Thirty’s such a defining age you see,

Kind of when we meet reality,

And start building the dreams we dreamed,

When we get comfortable in our skin,

And only keep friends who are true,

Thirty’s when we need wisdom from God,

To separate the wheat from the chaff,

The point at which we view the world from above,

When we cease to live for Fridays,

When we can see beyond the horizon,

Thirty’s the age at which we realize,

That single or married doesn’t define us,

And thin or fat doesn’t irk us,

Because we know what we are worth.

Thirty’s that defining age,

When we stop playing games,

We love with a passion,

We live with a purpose,

We shun the haters,

Because we know what we are worth.

Thirty’s the age at which we cease to exist,

But at which we choose to live,

Because we have enough experience,

Etched in our minds, carried in our hearts.


Please let her know thirty’s a beautiful age,

And that she’ll have a friend always,

One who’s been there before her,

And will always love her.

Let her know that,

I wished her a very happy thirtieth.

(c) Amondi

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  • Biche  On May 17, 2011 at 7:24 pm

    Beautiful! And deeply true about being thirty. It ain’t all bad! 🙂

    • bintimswahili  On May 18, 2011 at 6:54 am

      Thanks Biche.. And I’m honoured to have you on my blog. I’m a long time fan of yours.

      • Biche  On December 18, 2011 at 10:30 am

        Asante sana! 🙂

  • amira~j  On May 23, 2011 at 4:15 am

    awwww cuteee!!

  • miss 28forever  On May 24, 2011 at 6:21 am

    Wonderful poem..but im 28 forever 🙂 love you

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