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My New Year's Resolutions

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My New Year's Resolutions



In late December I'm snuggled here in bed
Resolution making whirling in my head

There are those pounds I wouldn't miss
But if I don't lose them I'll just be pissed

To study French would be cool I'll bet
Heck, I haven't even mastered English yet

I really vow to spend much less on shoes
Scratch that..make it - much less on booze

I really need to spend more time with friends
Naw, to many with whom I must make amends

Forget it-I think I'll just go back to sleep
And just use last years list I didn't keep


For Carolyn's Resolutions contest.

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  1. Date: 1/3/2011 7:04:00 AM
    hahaha, love it, that was great, congrats on your win in the contest, glad I got up early to read all these before work

  1. Date: 12/31/2010 7:41:00 PM
    Congratulations Barbara on your worthy poem's honored place. Best fo 2011! Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 12/31/2010 11:53:00 AM
    Congratulations on your fine win in Carolyn's Contest, Barb! Happy New Year filled with blessings, peace and joy! Love, Audrey

  1. Date: 12/31/2010 9:26:00 AM
    You have the right idea, Barb. Just reuse the list from last year...as I did so often. Congrats on your win in the contest. Dan C

  1. Date: 12/30/2010 10:02:00 PM
    Excellent one, Barbara. one of the best . congratulations.

  1. Date: 12/30/2010 5:19:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 12/30/2010 11:44:00 AM
    Congratulations Barbara on your well deserved win.

  1. Date: 12/30/2010 9:08:00 AM
    Hehe witty Barbara, congratulations on your win and thanks for the laughs! Happy 2011, hope it will be a blessed one ;-)

  1. Date: 12/30/2010 5:55:00 AM
    Congratulations Barbara on your win in Carolyn Devonshire's "New Year's Resolutions". contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/30/2010 4:32:00 AM
    Many congratulations for this well deserved win dearest Barbara. A very happy New year to you and your Family.

  1. Date: 12/30/2010 2:42:00 AM
    Dear LNC, you and Constance both dragged out "last year's list" again. So funny! Congratulations on your win! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/27/2010 8:58:00 PM
    A nice set of couplets with great descriptiveness and rhyming. Most people don't keep their resolutions past 12:01 AM on New Year's Day.

  1. Date: 12/24/2010 5:26:00 AM
    If there is one thing that I love, it is commitment! Very well written!

  1. Date: 12/21/2010 1:34:00 PM
    Wonderful! I enjoyed, This is going on Favorites!.. Dana'lynn

  1. Date: 12/20/2010 6:31:00 PM
    GREAT JOB. This is like what I would have written if I'd done it yet!! Now I may have to tweak that theme a bit!! I really hate making resolutions, since so few can ever follow thru with them. Glad you read my poem more than once! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 12/20/2010 9:19:00 AM
    A wonderful write BG and excellent entry for the new contest.. good luck with this great Couplet ... enjoyed every sequence with luv..

  1. Date: 12/20/2010 8:22:00 AM
    :) Thanks for supporting the contest, LNC! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/20/2010 8:08:00 AM
    Ha-Ha. I didn't keep mine either Barbara and I'm keeping the same resolution one more time. Good luck in Carolyn's contest.

  1. Date: 12/20/2010 6:50:00 AM
    Ha, that is cute, yes, I think I have last years list, tucked away somewhere also, might as well use that one.. best of luck in the contest with this fun poem~~

  1. Date: 12/20/2010 6:43:00 AM
    Hehe BG, I decided not to even try my hand at New Year's resolutions 'cause, I wont even last a day.. Great entry for Carolyn's contest.. Best wishes for a blessed festive season to you and those close to you ;)