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New Year's Abecedarian

After the midnight countdown chorus,
Bubbly pops and spills on floor,
Characterising how life is for us:
Depicting wastrels at the core.

Even with high profile charity
Folly remains preferred mode:
Gainsaying, with verve, deserved parity
His Love amongst the needy sowed.

Insensitive, most of us will dine,
Joking through poignant appeals:
Kicking back with a lamb roast and some wine;
Lapping cream as some child’s sores beal.

Maybe this year we’ll be more aware:
Nod to homeless in the street;
Or perhaps even pretend that we care:
Pretend we don’t think they’re all cheats;

Queering the system with their deft ploys.
Recalibration required:
Shift from cynicism to goodwill’s joys
To reclaim hearts which were inspired.

Undo the years of tainted sorrows;
Validate the soul now mocked;
Wash from minds the shallow values
X-box age has thus far imbued.
Yield to He for so long blocked:
Zeitgeist for now and all tomorrows.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014

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Date: 1/1/2015 5:09:00 PM
Brilliant New Years write.. So well done!
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Perry McDaid
Date: 1/1/2015 6:31:00 PM
Thanking you!
Date: 1/1/2015 2:14:00 PM
Very powerful pen Perry! Very beautiful message you've drawn here my very dear friend. You've expressed yourself so well and clear. Great poem in form and subject. A solid 7 from me! Take care now and have a very wonderful evening! :) Love and hugs! xxxx D.
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Perry McDaid
Date: 1/1/2015 6:31:00 PM
Cheers, Dorian. Hope the new year brings even greater joys.
Date: 1/1/2015 1:54:00 AM
An interesting perspective on the new year. :) john
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Perry McDaid
Date: 1/1/2015 2:18:00 AM
Yep, bit on the gloomy didactic side: almost like resolutions ;) Thanks, John.