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A new year

The carcasses of rockets litter grass dark hours advanced since midnight bells have chimed and revellers stood watching seconds pass to cheer and kiss to strains of 'Auld Lang Syne'. Outside, from morbid black to pleasing blue the day pulls off the sheets, the low sun yawns, the same as yesterday but somehow new as from last year the final page is torn. We, too, like this new day must follow suit rise from our east and shine in hopes afresh as dreams and aspirations now take root and words in resolutions become flesh. New year, blank page, fresh start with open mind look forward, onwards, up, but not behind.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 4/25/2017 6:49:00 AM
Thinking about you and missing you Viv. I hope you are well. Blessings, Connie
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Date: 3/19/2017 1:52:00 PM
Your sonnet is magical, Viv! You were kind enough to come looking for me when I was gone, and now I'm looking for you. I hope you are OK. It looks like quite a few of your friends here have been looking for you. Stop by and say hi when you can. Hugs, Rhonda
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Date: 3/16/2017 1:26:00 AM
Sorry i have taken so long to get back on line especially as you don't disappoint. I am back to posting again myself. Hope your year is progressing well. Best regards David in NZ.
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Date: 3/7/2017 6:03:00 PM
I love your sonnet Viv! It is filled with hope for the new year. We can use a lot of that hope here in America. I hope you are well my friend? 7 ; )
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Date: 2/24/2017 9:47:00 PM
A great forward looking write Viv. It seems everyone is in search of you. I hope your doing well.
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Date: 2/18/2017 2:44:00 PM
Great poem...added to my FAVS. Sendings smiles, SuZ
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Date: 2/18/2017 2:41:00 PM
Missing you, Viv: Wherefore art thou? Huggles, SuZ
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Date: 2/16/2017 7:53:00 PM
Viv, this is wonderful work. I came to your poetry to ask WHERE ARE YOU? I sure do miss you! Please come back because the page for your new year remains blank. Let's see your fresh start, my friend. I sure hope all is ok with you!!
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Date: 1/26/2017 9:01:00 AM
So positive and a joy to read,,,
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Date: 1/7/2017 1:12:00 PM
A 7 to start your new year off with, Viv. I liked it. Great advice, inspiring and uplifting. My best to you in 2017. I haven't written anything new yet since I am recovering from an illness, but I'm feeling stronger every day and hope to contribute in the coming months. ~~~blessing to you and yours.
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Date: 1/3/2017 11:29:00 AM
I love how you did your poem here, Viv. This is fantastic actually. Truly one of the best new sonnets here of the new year!
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Date: 1/3/2017 7:02:00 AM
Onwards and upwards, looking forward to lots more from your pen Viv.
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Date: 1/1/2017 2:41:00 PM
Such a lovely message Viv so lovely to see you posting again:-) happy new year:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 1/1/2017 8:30:00 AM
Love this new year's poem! It is so full of creative imagery, and I really like the concluding couplet. A 7. I wish you a great new year, Viv.
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Date: 1/1/2017 4:55:00 AM
words of beauty and hope ... beautiful Sonnet ... happy new year ...
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Date: 1/1/2017 4:43:00 AM
We just had our new year here in Hawaii. Our neighbors really put on a show I got to enjoy. Your poem has a beautiful message contained Viv. I wish you and yours a blessed new year! 7 ; )
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