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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
NEW YEAR

snow is melted
the ruin that is winter
overwhelms my eye
beneath the sun trees stand
like crowds of ragged beggars

the once beautiful
is denied all memory
of where it...

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Categories: seasons, new year,
Form: Tanka
For a new year
Bury your fears in the soil
Let earth transform them
To seeds of courage

Scatter your pain in the wind
Let air refresh you
For growth and healing

Throw old constraints...

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Categories: blessing, new year, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
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 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
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
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
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
Premium Member Champagne Kisses



I’ll think of you and blow a kiss
Across too many distant miles
Then sink down into bubbly bliss 
And let the candles burn away 
I’ll think...

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Categories: missing you, new year,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member RESOLUTIONS
I've made a decision, a drastic solution
So I don’t have to make a New Year’s resolution

This year I’ve decided to become a nun…
My ‘habit’ will...

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Categories: celebration, humorous, new year,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Persian Haiku 2
           Persian Haiku 2

What a gorgeous view?
You and the flower garden,
I'm the butterfly.

I’m drunk with...

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Categories: celebration, joy, new year,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member A New Song
 
I am going to start this brand New Year,
with a tranquil song in my heart!
I will look at my deepest thoughts,
and find all the...

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Categories: introspection, new year,
Form: Ballad
The Voice Of Abiding Gratitude I Shall Ever Raise
Grace and mercy
I shall ever implore
as my soul
yields to boundless passions
crosses lines
and in dire straits
found lost.
The Hand of God
I shall ever beseech
to touch my heart
turn...

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Categories: new year, allah, art, beauty, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Happy New World

Happy New World

A new day glows as the year comes to close
Opting for true love that rejects old throes,
Wishing happiness for all ringing heavenly bells,
Offering...

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Categories: friendship, humanity, new year,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A Year of Smiles in 2020
Goodbye to Old Year
Please come in New One
Changes happen anyway
What was impossible becomes 

Be gone sad yesterdays
I really hope you stay away
Imagine another brand New...

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Categories: new year,
Form: Verse
Premium Member JANUARY
Just where have the weeks gone
Another year has whizzed past
No New Years resolution, I'd only break it
Unless it’s to meet George Clooney
Ah fiddlesticks he’s married...

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Categories: celebrity, humorous, new year,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member 2018 - nothing new here
2018 - nothing new here

He sits
slumped in his corner
weary, battered, bruised,
but not beaten.

He has survived,
studied this craft,
this art of living,
these cycles of change.

He has tasted...

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Categories: life, metaphor, new year,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Hourglass of Time
As I contemplate life
Through thick lenses glasses of the whiskey bottle
Is there life?
What is life, what is the lie, or even the truth?
Or is there...

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Categories: new year, baseball, beautiful, childhood, christmas,
Form: Light Verse
New Year's Eve Ballad
New Year's Eve Ballad

It’s true one year just ended
And that another one began
In places crowds did gather
They drank and offered cheer
There was singing and ‘twas...

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Categories: new year, celebration, encouraging, friendship, introspection,
Form: Ballad