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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: appreciation, dream, hope, new year,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member New Year- A New Beginning
I open my door to a brand new year,
and take a first step with jubilant glee;
a new beginning-  want to jump and cheer!
Of all...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: new year, joy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Happy New Year From The Unicorns
So far I've done everything I could possibly do this year.
I've given thorough thought to cleaning up my act.
These early-day hours have been rough-house
The storm...

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Categories: new year, funny, happiness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member GOODBYE
(NOTHING MORE TO SAY)

I've seen the way you look at me
I've seen the way you look at them
Without wanting to admit, you hate everything I...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: new year, break up, conflict, goodbye, how i
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Adrift in the Midst of Gladness and Sadness
Walking upon silent parched paths,
under speechless scarlet skies.
Your name sits upon the tip of my tongue,
listening to the susurration of my heart.
Each vibration echoes tones...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: new year, love, romantic love,
Form: Lyric
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, spring, weather,
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 Full Moon on Christmas
Full moon on Christmas
Werewolf chasing Santa's sleigh --
   A howling good time




Not for any contest.  Just wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and...

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Categories: new year, christmas,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member A BLESSED CHRISTMAS FOR ALL WITH POETRY SOUP
A BLESSED CHRISTMAS FOR ALL WITH POETRY SOUP

Dear Caren, Andrea, Cay Cay, Carolyn and Jan
Rico, Arturo, Paul and Chris, all of you are the same...

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Categories: new year, christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ACCEPTING LIFE V







I turned,
towards my friend, who always was complaining
about the injustices and hardships of life and in a
calm voice I asked him:
 
" Tell me, was...

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Categories: new year, happiness, life, men,
Form: Free verse
Poetry Soup Kitchen
-Poetry Soup Kitchen-

Grab your aprons and spoon
Today we will not think of the stars and the moon,

Open your eyes, be grateful for all we have
Together...

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Categories: new year, celebration, cool, fun, happiness, holiday, peace,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Invisible: co-written with C Devonshire
clad in rags, he wanders on Wall Street
   he is invisible to hustling stock brokers
       he is...

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Categories: new year, remember, veterans day,
Form: Free 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 Hard Work
Laughter drifts through the house, ....it has been such a while
Debate filters in, from the kids in the kitchen
The rafters are rattled with two strong...

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Categories: new year, family, grief, life,
Form: Free verse
Follow The Bouncing Ball

She dresses the land down
in a virginal bridal gown 
a masterfully cut and sewn chenille 
shines brightly with a fine crystal appeal

Her assistants work quite diligently
to add special...

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Categories: new year, cheer up, , cute,
Form: Free verse
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: faith, happiness, holiday, new year,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Day After Christmas
On the day after Christmas, they started appearing,
cast out of houses, stripped of their finery,
lying crooked in the gutter, garbage bags flanking.

My brothers and I...

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Categories: new year, childhood, christmas, death,
Form: Prose Poetry
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, thanks, new
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ribbon Dance
Ribbon Dance


Ribbons fly in graceful loops
flung by hands of maidens fair,
as they dance with turns and twists,
rainbow ribbons fill the air.

Curves of wonder, colors bright
like...

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Categories: new year, art, dance, rainbow,
Form: Rhyme
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
Premium Member On Watching Chinese Dances
Colorful ribbons 
follow the woman’s movements. 
I can almost see
floating rainbows.

Pale beauties unfurl 
ivory hued fans.
I imagine
swan wings fluttering.


I chose both the ribbon dance and...

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Categories: new year, dance,
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
Premium Member Heroic Crown of Sonnets - Part Two
(continued from A Year Of Months (January-June)
https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/heroic_crown_of_sonnets_-_part_one_772928


A Year Of Months (July-December)

8. July

July now follows summer's song of June;
with sun ablaze, her days are humid, warm.
Great...

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Categories: new year, earth, seasons, thanksgiving day,
Form: Crown of Sonnets