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January

January walks proudly,
He has to be strong,
No suitors at his open door - 
Though welcome they may be.

January guards the threshold
We must pass
To embrace those months
Far easier to love.

January is hopeful,
A new start - 
A new beginning,
New hope.

January is our new birth -
like a babe we scream
And breathe the air
Of what is to be...

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  1. Date: 2/12/2014 8:59:00 AM

    Like a babe we scream. Ha, love the line. Good going. Hope your ready for Valentines day. SKAT

  1. Date: 1/21/2014 8:50:00 AM

    Enjoyed your expressions on January and congrats on the win, Craig

  1. Date: 1/20/2014 2:32:00 PM

    - Hello January, contest is judged / / Sponsored by: Vicky Tsiluma - Congratulations on your winning poem, Craig. - Nice to take part - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 1/20/2014 9:04:00 AM

    Beautiful poem Craig! January really does represent a new beginning to many. Well done.

  1. Date: 1/14/2014 8:27:00 AM

    New perspective to many of us; very nice Craig.

  1. Date: 1/13/2014 11:14:00 PM

    Nice!! January thoughts, thoughts for fresh beginnings,, and the month stands strong there as a sentinel, right you are to say "guarding the threshold, and we pass to embrace those months.. that follow"... not in these exact words ;) but yes... Thanks Craig, my friend... hugs!

  1. Date: 1/13/2014 5:37:00 PM

    Oh....yes...new birth. Love the ending.....full of myriad sweet possibilities...You've got mail.... ;-)

  1. Date: 1/10/2014 8:01:00 PM

    it's hard to love January sometimes with it being so cold and all the storms it brings...but it does come with a new year, maybe a new hope, and it comes in with quite a bang...enjoyed this poem, congrats are in order i see :) ...hope January is treating you well! Hugs

  1. Date: 1/10/2014 3:04:00 PM

    SOUP MAIL. Please Read ASAP

  1. Date: 1/10/2014 12:08:00 PM

    soup mail...

  1. Date: 1/9/2014 10:22:00 PM

    Congratulations on this fine win, Craig

  1. Date: 1/9/2014 4:14:00 PM

    soup mail..............PD

  1. Date: 1/9/2014 10:42:00 AM

    You always write so perfectly poetic and gentle Craig my sweet friend! I love reading your writes! :)

  1. Date: 1/8/2014 5:28:00 PM

    Just lovely poetry, Craig. It almost makes me want to find a reason for liking January. Almost... .

  1. Date: 1/8/2014 12:39:00 PM

    congratulations Craig xx

  1. Date: 1/8/2014 8:05:00 AM

    Congrats on your win Craig, I enjoyed reading this one......Roger

  1. Date: 1/7/2014 3:42:00 PM

    Craig, . Congratulations, and thank you for entering my contest. It has been a delight hosting so many contests. If you like you can enjoy the hugs, I left all winning poems on my blog "I WILL BE FAITHFUL." link-------> http://www.poetrysoup.com/poetry_blogs/blog_detail.aspx?BlogID=18505&PoetID=18720 <----- Enjoy and stop by if you'd like...... Always & Forever ** LINDA

  1. Date: 1/6/2014 1:32:00 PM

    Craig, you gave Jan. top billing...guess she deserves it, however she can offer a cold shoulder to lean on at times! Great pen! My best chuck

  1. Date: 1/5/2014 7:53:00 PM

    Loved this. I feel like I need to check in with all my dear friends... to ensure they are still here. ARE you still here?

  1. Date: 1/5/2014 12:54:00 PM

    Craig I love the poem but the ending is just perfect…very clever…David

  1. Date: 1/4/2014 9:37:00 PM

    What is to be? Yes January is another new beginning of a year that's hopeful.to make each day counts.I enjoyed reading your poem Craig..Give us more!!

  1. Date: 1/4/2014 2:47:00 PM

    soup mail..

  1. Date: 1/4/2014 7:08:00 AM

    Lovely, the imagery draws you in. I could almost picture him in the first part - the proud walk, no suitors yet, guarding the threshold:) Its such fun isnt it when we poets are able to breathe life into things, the way you have done here! I have always wondered - are we creating, are we painting new and changing existence:)

  1. Date: 1/3/2014 8:42:00 PM

    Wonderful poem, craig. Hey, I wonder if January is single ;) love and hugs, Catie

  1. Date: 1/3/2014 7:03:00 PM

    Well said, all the way Craig. Such a hard month to appreciate, but you did it.

  1. Date: 1/3/2014 6:36:00 PM

    Those months far easier to love..so true of January..but it is when we get to start anew..love this Craig

  1. Date: 1/3/2014 4:12:00 PM

    Wow at last i see another of your wonderful poems,, i truly relate to this gem Craig