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A Happy New Year

New Year’s Day dawns bright and clear.
Expectant of an unused year,
We vow to break old habits.

Young or old, we all agree
Everything shall better be.
And as the new year begins,
Ruefully we count our sins,
Seeming to multiply like rabbits.

Down with the old, up with the new.
As Twenty-Thirteen on the old Earth spins,
Year's best I wish for all of you!

December 27, 2012

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  1. Date: 2/22/2013 6:08:00 PM
    a sweet new year~skat

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 3:26:00 PM
    I really enjoyed this winning write. Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 10:08:00 AM
    Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 9:52:00 PM
    congrats on your 9th place win Joyce, love the multiply like rabbits line, great job

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 6:43:00 PM
    Joyce, , a good and well done acrostic. Congratulations with your winning poem. In Francine's ' "New Year's acrostic" contest. Take Care~ PD

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 3:58:00 PM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win, Joyce! Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 10:29:00 AM
    congrat on your win

  1. Date: 1/1/2013 2:27:00 PM
    Joyce , making an appearance on the soup today. Only 2 wish you this coming year to be a glorious one in which rewards all your future poetry with success. I love the time I took out of the first day of the year. 1-1-2013* :-) Just to wish you the best of 2013. Take care my dear poet friend. PD

  1. Date: 1/1/2013 1:27:00 PM
    beautiful acrostic, Joyce – sorry I’ve been away from Soup for so long (my wife recently left me for someone else). Congrats on all your wins, my friend : )

  1. Date: 12/31/2012 2:52:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your very expressive work about a New Year's wish..If for Francine's contest, reads like winning material to me..Sara

  1. Date: 12/31/2012 10:46:00 AM
    this is lovely Joyce, excellent form of poetry, and wonderful poem... lots of love to you,,and a happy new year

  1. Date: 12/30/2012 1:19:00 PM
    Beautiful Acrostic here Joyce.Happy New Year to you.

  1. Date: 12/28/2012 4:43:00 PM
    Best wishes Joyce for a wonderful new year! Hugs

  1. Date: 12/28/2012 4:23:00 PM
    happy new years to you xoxo pd

  1. Date: 12/28/2012 12:28:00 AM
    soup mail Joyce

  1. Date: 12/27/2012 10:00:00 PM
    Thanks, Joyce. I hope yours will be a great one full of goodies and excitement. Enjoy! Great poem :)

  1. Date: 12/27/2012 9:34:00 PM
    Joyce, this is not showing on the contest page as entered, John Posey was unable to enter his because of error 500 message, if you are having that problem too please let me know so I don#t close contest without your entry