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Personification January Poems | Personification Poems About January

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January - God of the Doorway

Eyelids heavy with tears, 
begin to form
from puffy grayish/black clouds.

It moves cunning and swift
like a lion’s roar
then softly on tired- padded- paws
it is gone,
gracing the terrain 
with its magnificence.

Its door opens to a momentous
a welcoming grand appearance
of a new year
a new beginning 
when the door opens…

Copyright © 2011 By Caryl S. Muzzey

Sixth Place Winner ~ "Personification of January” Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Nette Onclaud
January 29, 2012

Copyright © Caryl Muzzey | Year Posted 2012

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Personification of January---Ground Dirt

I’m like the ground dirt
The soil that holds life within
Deep inside the heart of me
Seeds lie quite dormant
The seeds of plants, grass, and trees
Waiting for warm times to come

Russell Sivey

Entrant into Nette Onclaud's "Personification of January" contest


Copyright © Russell Sivey | Year Posted 2011

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January, if you please

Oh January, thee of Winter’s spawn
I cannot wait till thou art gone
I’ve had enough of bleak, gray days
To last a lifetime, and so I pray
Thou wilt use thy icy, freezing touch
On us gently, with just a brush -
A coat of frosting on the trees
But not a blizzard, I beg of thee
No brown snow or ugly slush
No winter mess, nor snowy gusts
Just a sprinkling of thy winter skill -
Still picturesque, but not so chilled
A mild month, I ask of thee
To keep the warmth inside of me

Susan Burch
Received 3rd place in "Personification of January" contest

Copyright © Black Eyed Susan | Year Posted 2012

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January comes traipsing in with muddy boots. Even new snowfall seems to lose its luster and houses seem no more to gleam. In the aftermath of festive celebrating, the new month’s first day is a paltry offering with nothing great to follow. The very first day January comes calling, some folks feel inspired to make resolutions, but others, hung over, just curse. November, though dull, at least brings gifts of thanks and hope of joy to come. January is the ugly sister. Written by Andrea Dietrich/Jan. 1, 2012 in Tanka form, For nette onclaud's Personification of January Contest

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2012

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She stamps her feet and whistles loud.
She will not be ignored.
Starting her reign, mighty and proud.
By most of us, not adored,
Though by her theatrics, we will not be bored.

for nettes "Personification of January" contest
 by Francine Roberts    02/01/2012

Copyright © Francine Roberts | Year Posted 2012

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January Flumes

Jetting out first as many cascades,
Addictive in a calendar of twelve,
New Year’s Day known in charades,
Unknown factions continue to delve.
Again and again it shapes natures tune.
Reveling waterfalls rouse in faded moon.
Yet without, life would have no commune.

written for
Sponsor nette onclaud 

written by
Cecil Hickman

Copyright © cecil hickman | Year Posted 2011

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Spit out hope dear January The cycle has just begun For grandiose resolutions: Saving money, spending less, Losing weight, eating healthy, Walking, exercising more, Sharing more precious time with love ones. Remarkable plans! Light the fire dear January Keep the torch burning A spot light through a jungle of: Joys, pains, triumphs, failures Comfort, discomfort, Fortunes, misfortunes Health, sickness. Riddles of life! Exalt as you open the door dear January For you are the gateway To the unknown 2012!
Dalila Agtani 01/02/2012 Entered in a contest: Sponsored by Nette Onclaud

Copyright © Dalila Agtani | Year Posted 2012

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Mr January

January, you come in to applause,
As you nod goodbye to Santa Claus.
No other month is hailed like you.
You take for granted that's what we do.
Sometimes you're calm and sometimes wild.
Sometimes you're loved, sometimes reviled.
Depending on where in the world you be,
You are hated or loved, Mr. January.

In the North you're sure to come in cold
With brashness and a manner bold.
You save good manners for the South
When only warmth comes from your mouth.
We in the North will shut you out.
You can stay outside to rant and shout.
To us you're not a welcome guest.
You can be in fact, a dreadful pest.

Copyright © Joyce Johnson | Year Posted 2012

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Oh January

My January, I lost you last year

Your leaves left a whisper as they floated by

And I, I was left with a cold tear

Yet to you- It was merely a glistening eye

I remember so fondly the good times

In the beginning of a year once so clean

And when you ran away, I could not rhyme

For my garden was left without green

Dear January, now that you are returning

Stay longer, my friend, and be kind

Put your arm around me as the world is turning

And, once more, give me some peace of mind

J. Dover

Copyright © J. Dover | Year Posted 2011

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January Arrives

January arrives like a newborn baby. It is young, innocent, and full of naivete. As we earthbound beings have known all the while, it’s the first of the twelve to go through the turnstile. The month will be the first to have Father Time write on its page. Can we all comprehend what will be written by the sage? After thirty-one days, January will be out the door. each following month we expect to be more mature. Robert Pettit for Personification of January Contest by Nette Onclaud

Copyright © Robert Pettit | Year Posted 2011

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January my lover

January, With thou beautiful eyes, You make me see crazy flies With thou strong arms, So full of charms, You protect me from any harms With thou hungry lips, You forbid me from taking dips With thou sexy hips, You keep giving me slips! January, Like a handsome lover, You give me essence You surprise me with the flower's fragrance You take me and make me dance Never to your sad tunes But to your husky melody There, By the lonely dunes, Only, you, January!
Name : Anoucheka Gangabissoon Contest : Personification of January Contest Sponsor : Nette Onclaud

Copyright © Anoucheka Gangabissoon | Year Posted 2012

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Personification of January

The first step of the journey to the city of twelve stars,
As the previous one left many deep scars,
The dark clouds offer a protective shield,
as green grasses spread their blankets over the field,
Mountains and valleys mingle and dine like friends,
Vacations,merriment and excesses have come to their ends,
The moon moves half way through the sky,
where the site of fruits on the street are so high,
I`ve just finished all in the last festivity,
but this lady of mine is full of activity,
For this excessive spending,I`m now broke,
with this great anxiety;hope I won`t have a stroke.
My heart is pumping very fast for seeing her,I don`t
know what will ...

Copyright © olusegun Arowolo | Year Posted 2012

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O vibrant and rich January
Velvet sweet, warming  the icy vine;
Her crystalline - garnet evening, bright...
Red orioles, whose lilting chorus
The snowflakes, in tinsel greet: And moon
knowing a gown's ONE STONE designs
To adorn the night!...  her Capricorn
Jewel spills on flight     glossing roses
Along meadows quietly stirring
From Winter's chilled poses. These restless
burst and fragrant sigh make her throttle
In joy-- bold goddess of new dawn's sky.

Penned for John Lawless: One Stone  11/6/2017

Garnet is the birthstone for January
which symbolizes compassion
and positive vitality, among others. 

Copyright © nette onclaud | Year Posted 2017