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January is my month


January is my month.
Of promises; possibilities.
It’s a new year, a new decade.
My birthday, to celebrate.

A start of everything new.
Each birthday to give thanks.
Life is a gift, though hard.
Being blessed is enough.

The day I was born,
an evening, at sunset.
I was the third child.
I was yet to be named.

But God already knew.
He called me by name.
He is my centre. Always.
I was blessed already.

By C.E. Pereira


I'm a Eurasian of Portuguese, English, Scottish and Malay heritage. And my extended family are of Chinese and Indian heritage. In recent years, the younger generation have added on to include spouses from the Philippines, Nigeria and Russia. My world is made up of different colours like the rainbow. And like the rainbow I am unique. Reading is my form of relaxation, to escape from the drudgery of daily life and enter into a world of the imagination. It is the love of reading that has led me to try my hand in writing short stories and poems. I hope that in some way my stories and poems will take you for a little while away from the drudgery of the present into the pages of imagination. To new friends found, I bid you, Welcome. Sincerely, C.E. Pereira

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