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7 August 1981, UPM, Serdang

The First Birthday Poem ...

Some folks like to give a wish
On the birthday of a friend;
Or some may like to cook a dish
and sing a song in trend.

But on this birthday of yours my dear,
Such things I will not give.
For wishes, food or singing clear,
Won't give you life to live.

Instead I'll send you something better
Than any wish or song,
That helps you climb to heights much greater
And rejoice your whole life long.
This gift can be felt and yet not touched,
Not seen yet it floats through air;
It may be tiny and yet means much ...