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A Toast to 2013

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A Toast to 2013

It's New Year's Eve and I'm working
on getting myself a buzz.
Bailey's can sometimes get me there
but rye and ginger definitely does.

I'm not much of a drinker.
You could say that I'm a cheap drunk.
But once in awhile a little nip
can get me out of a funk.

So I'll toast to the year  that was
and the one that's about to be.
I hope the new year will be kind
to my friends, my family and me.


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  1. Date: 2/7/2013 10:31:00 AM

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 3:57:00 PM
    I hope you had an enjoyable New Year's Eve. You have an admirable poem here as usual.

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 10:34:00 AM
    Nice poem. I hope it will too. Sometimes I say - I toast for what could have been and wasn't. I hope this year brings us many blessings. Lucilla

  1. Date: 1/2/2013 6:02:00 PM
    Got a chuckle..Enjoyed reading this eve..Sara

  1. Date: 1/1/2013 2:46:00 PM
    i hope you got your buzz on, francine! i drank some cheap bubbly stuff and got a headache but it was a new year's necessity! i like your poem.....

  1. Date: 1/1/2013 12:47:00 PM
    Amen to that, my friend. Happy New Year to you – sorry I’ve been away from Soup for so long (my wife recently left me for someone else). Thanks very much - loved your contest. Congrats on all your wins : )

  1. Date: 1/1/2013 5:43:00 AM
    Very nice poem Francine, and well written. - Cheers !!! 2013 is here! - May it be a good year!! oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 1/1/2013 3:37:00 AM
    I'll drink to that. Cheers!