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Hello, January, We Need To Talk

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Hello, January, We Need To Talk

I've been waiting up late for you,
watching the clock like a featured film.
Suspense waits no longer.
Here you arrive at 12 am
with a firework's bang.
At this hour,
this is your greeting?
Hello, January,
we need to talk....
I haven't seen you in months,
and you come barging in.
You come on so strong,
but sometimes you can be so cold.
You let me down last time you were here,
like torrents of hail and snowy hills.
(sigh)
Snow can be fun, though,
and you did warm me up
with hot cocoa and a blanket.
Thanks for your reviving comforts.
What I'm trying to say is
that I've missed you,
and I forgive you.
I hope you can forgive
my past as well.
I'm sorry about my negative attitude
and my disorganization.
We should go on walks more
and eat healthy meals together.
I promise I'll be kinder,
and I'll try to appreciate
all the good you offer me.
Can we now start anew?

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  1. Date: 2/11/2014 1:43:00 PM
    we have to wait for next January ..... till we cherish this and many before..... .... nice & crisply written....juliet

  1. Date: 2/7/2014 1:38:00 PM
    Wow. this is going into my favorites. Great job

  1. Date: 1/22/2014 8:12:00 AM
    A very well written poem. Congrats Juliet on your win! hugs..

  1. Date: 1/21/2014 8:21:00 AM
    Enjoyed your expressions on January and congrats on the win, Juliet

  1. Date: 1/20/2014 4:43:00 PM
    Congrats on the poem and great win, my friend. :) 7 G

    Ligon Avatar Juliet Ligon
    Date: 1/20/2014 11:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, G. Your poetic friend, Juliet.
  1. Date: 1/20/2014 2:24:00 PM
    - Hello January, contest is judged / / Sponsored by: Vicky Tsiluma - Congratulations on your winning poem,Juliet. - Nice to take part - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

    Ligon Avatar Juliet Ligon
    Date: 1/20/2014 11:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, Anne Lise. : )
  1. Date: 1/20/2014 11:48:00 AM
    Great write and win Juliet...congrats

    Ligon Avatar Juliet Ligon
    Date: 1/20/2014 11:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, Joseph.
  1. Date: 1/20/2014 10:00:00 AM
    I love this Juliet- right from the title, we need to talk - signaling the seriousness of the conversation. Very well written - honest and perceptive. I also love the question at the end - I can almost hear January answering 'YES!'. Well done!

    Ligon Avatar Juliet Ligon
    Date: 1/20/2014 11:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks so much, Vicki, and thanks for the writing topic. It was fun. Poetic hugs, Juliet.
  1. Date: 1/19/2014 3:09:00 AM
    A wonderful write, Juliet. I hope you win.

    Garg Avatar Archana Garg
    Date: 1/21/2014 3:47:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Congratulations dear..................
    Ligon Avatar Juliet Ligon
    Date: 1/20/2014 11:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for your blessing, Archana.
  1. Date: 1/14/2014 8:39:00 PM
    Very good write Juliet...that last line is brilliant...best wishes

  1. Date: 1/11/2014 1:33:00 PM
    Hello Juliet I am glad you spoke as this good....David

  1. Date: 1/11/2014 7:52:00 AM
    Brilliant! I loved it from start to finish.

  1. Date: 1/11/2014 12:44:00 AM
    wow, you did an AWESOME job with this challenge. One of the best I've seen in this category. It was next on my list to do and I really need to think something up!!

  1. Date: 1/11/2014 12:44:00 AM
    This is absolutely fantastic

  1. Date: 1/10/2014 4:14:00 PM
    Wonderful poem Juliet, sounds a bit cold over there at the moment. We in Oz are sweltering in the thirties. Wouldn't swap with you though lol...great write....peter

  1. Date: 1/10/2014 12:57:00 PM
    Hi Juliet this is a wonderful way to welcome a new year and put the old behind us, well written enjoyed very much, all the best Poetowen

  1. Date: 1/10/2014 12:25:00 PM
    I loved this read! The title alone had me hooked and made me smile. We do need to remember though that every month is a chance for US to make it right and be positive about each day gifted to us. Excellent job! =D

  1. Date: 1/9/2014 10:39:00 AM
    :) Juliet what an uplifting piece; thank you for sharing it.

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 1/14/2014 8:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I liked the line about forgiveness FJ...hope you did too
  1. Date: 1/8/2014 6:37:00 AM
    Hello July-et! My name is Giorgio! Nice, happy poem! You put a smile on my face and I shall eat my carbonara recalling it Thank you for it! G.

  1. Date: 1/7/2014 9:26:00 PM
    nice Juliet, I enjoyed reading.... regards, Che

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