A Birthday Party

of a twenty -one year girl
with all fanfares and rejoice.
begins .

Thirty make the gathering,
in a high end place, a club
celebrations very sophisticated
latent with overtures.

Dad and daughter
arm in arm walk
the mother and siblings
a step behind,

enter to loud music
electric make do
fire works burst
with a brilliance.

The usual birthday song
cheers the place,
soon after the dinner

Beer and Whisky
do their rounds
few games keep
the children engaged.

Bordering on snobbery,
involves a catch, to humour
dad’s business partners
and customers.

Motivation being explicit
t\he rest of the night
goes on with dancing
and making merry.

Dad is sure to attain his target
sales, the girl’s birthday
a clever ploy to enhance