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The Golden Year

 
How fulgent heaven's eye doth shine Glistening warmly from the skies. No bitter thoughts of life confines My heart to bid to hope goodbyes. For in the darkest cave of sorrows Hope will lead me through my days. Like clouds - away from me blows The dashed dreams of yesterday. My prayers will labor not in vain For love may grace my misty days. Dreams the golden prize I'd claim In life's ever daunting pathways. This new born year I claim as mine The sorrowing songs of life will mute No dread may turn my heart repine Or shape the splendor of my youth.
''If you can imagine it, You can achieve it; If you can dream it, You can become it.'' William Arthur Ward

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  1. Date: 2/3/2014 1:42:00 PM
    Totally related to this poem, Mustapha. It's really quite wonderful. Found myself reading it repeatedly, which is all the proof I need that the poem is fantastic. Kudos, my friend; loved it! :)

  1. Date: 1/10/2014 10:41:00 AM
    I learned a new word from your poem - "fulgent". Nice, upbeat work here! Peace and Blessings Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 1/5/2014 2:57:00 PM
    Loved this write and thank you for your first comment on my red pretty cool wow on wow. cheri

  1. Date: 1/3/2014 3:15:00 PM
    We should never let the past or the present determine our future. If we dream, we can be! This is a very inspiring and uplifting piece of poetry! I love the positive message you send here. Wonderful work!...Thank you so much for the great comments, Mustapha.

  1. Date: 1/2/2014 8:18:00 AM
    Hi my friend Mustapha, again you grace the eyes with your words, so softly laying their spells of life. Oh, but to remember yesterdays and look forward to tomorrows, this indeed is a gift. Even through your inner sadness the inner light shines through. Remember your yesterdays as the sun of your tomorrows shine my brother. I have no yesterdays, I have no tomorrows, I have but a lifetime of todays. I really liked this piece Mustapha. Have a good day. Catch you later. Your Friend always....MIKE.

  1. Date: 1/1/2014 11:34:00 PM
    Lovely, a real pleasure to read, Mustapha, very inspiring...

  1. Date: 1/1/2014 9:48:00 PM
    This inspired me to start the new year out thinking positive!..:-) wonderful Mustapha... happy new year

  1. Date: 1/1/2014 8:51:00 PM
    A wonderful positive write about approching the new year to come, lovely and so discriptive lines, A very positive way to look at the up and cominrg new year, by the way happy new year my friend, i enjoyed this write completely. Thank you for your comment on my broken doll and also i'm looking forward to reading alot more of your wonderful work in this year to come. cheri

  1. Date: 1/1/2014 8:21:00 PM
    bravo dear MM a gorgeous poem of love and much more superb love Shadow x smile hugs

  1. Date: 1/1/2014 5:07:00 PM
    Love how you supported the bottom quote with your lovely poem. Happy New year, dear dreamer.

  1. Date: 1/1/2014 4:58:00 PM
    Russell, I was delighted to read this one..I believe that it is the best work that you have penned..Thanks for your support this past year in faithfully reading and commenting 'pon my works ...I has sustained me in some sad times..Sara

  1. Date: 1/1/2014 4:19:00 PM
    An excellent poem you have penned here Mustapha. You flow and rhyme so wonderfully my friend, and your words are ever beautiful. Have a wonderful new yea.....Petterr

  1. Date: 1/1/2014 2:13:00 PM
    shining golden beautifully penned excellent piece dear friend

  1. Date: 1/1/2014 12:06:00 PM
    Spectacular write for New Years Eve, I'm just dropping by M, to wish you a Happy New Year, and I prayer for your prospering soul, love and light from above and below, xxx

  1. Date: 1/1/2014 11:40:00 AM
    - I wish that everyone would think so ...... thoughts about the new year is just beautiful, Mustapha !!! - HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014!! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)