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Best New Year Poems

Below are the all-time best New Year poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of new year poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Each Year Goes Round - For New Year Theme
"Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us." - ...

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Categories: new year,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Oh New Year, Burn Bright
Open like a door before me
Be it sun or rain or stormy
          Each new year gapes...

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Categories: new year, appreciation, dream, hope, new
Form: Lyric
Premium Member New Year 2024 POTD
Now the year is
Ending
With a toast to

You and yours may
Every dream come true
As you
Roar into the bright New Year~2024...

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Categories: celebration, new year, peace,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Resolutions
To do justly in a world of injustice,
to love mercy though wanting revenge, 
to walk humbly through forests of arrogance,
to speak softly and not to...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: new year,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Midnight Romance
We first met at the Obsidian Bar, 
on a night that I will never forget.
She’s dressed to the nines; like a movie star
in charcoal satin...

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Categories: dance, new year, romance,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Spring
Nature's wake from sleep
Life flirts with beauty
a time for flowers to flaunt
...

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Categories: nature, new year, seasons,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member On New Year's Eve
As the old year grows cold and grey,

I stand on an ocean of time,

holding my dreams like bright balloons.


Based on visual #1
Written 12/31/14 by Andrea...

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Categories: new year,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Laugh through 2024
“Every year is a chess game. New Year is a new chess game! You make the right moves, you win the game!”
Mehmet Murat ildan


Questions of...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fun, new year,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Winter Blues
Another year has come - chillingly -
and more chillingly for me than in decades heretofore.
I watch it ranting from my window as I recall. ....

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Categories: me, new year, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Good Riddance
I welcomed you twenty twenty, a brand spanking new year
But all you brought with you was death, misery and fear
So I'll be glad to see...

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Categories: death, goodbye, new year,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 2020 and 2021
Twenty-twenty on his deathbed lies.
Most saw him with disapproving eyes.
Some prospered as they watched him grow.
But many looked at him
as a son of woe. Though
no...

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Categories: new year,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Long Goodbyes
Voices choral, chimes of clay ring out
oh so merrily to a wintry sky
And earthen sounds once silent, still, now shout
in harmony and majesty, they cry....

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Categories: new year, faith, happiness, holiday, new
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Non-Resolver
I’ve been watching my weight since 14,
but with all of the diets I’ve seen,
they’ve become a big no-no.
This here dieting yo-yo
has stopped trying to be...

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Categories: funny, january, new year,
Form: Limerick
New Years Resolution
Love more, when it is hardest to love.
Show compassion, always.
Be kind when deserved or not.
Be patient, when you are at the end of your rope.
Smile,...

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Categories: love, new year, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Raindrop Butterflies
The snow slowly morphs into rain, a thousand cold cocoons that release raindrop butterflies into the frosty air. They glisten in the morning light, clinging...

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Categories: new year,
Form: Haibun

Book: Reflection on the Important Things