Tag Archives: new year

Year of the Tiger

Year of the Tiger That Cheshire cat grinof the slim crescentsetting in the twilightis the smirk of a tiger Will we catch it by the tailor will the fire in its eyesignite the tinder as we saunterinto the flames If … Continue reading

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Fraiku: Year End Review

I hate “best of” listsEspecially when they’re by yearLook ahead instead Happy New Year, dear readers!

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New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s Resolution Pull the pots and pan from the cabinetbring the old cowbell down from the atticfind that vuvuzela you bought in 2010and exercise your lip The new year’s nearly here Let’s make some noise tonightso those lurking demons … Continue reading

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New Year’s Haiku

New moon yoked to the earthdrudging us like a plowaround the sun again Happy Year of the Ox!

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untitled poem for the new year

Just another middle of the nightin the middle of the darkbut we all count this twelve o’clockas somehow special So let’s work for something betterlet’s resolve to changemore than just the numberof the year

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The Optimist’s Sonnet

The Optimist’s Sonnet I’m thankful for this flat tire making me late for work. At least I have a car and two jobs so I can keep up my payments. I’m thankful for this headache reminding me I’m alive and … Continue reading

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rainy new year

rainy new year let’s sleep in tomorrow, a nice rainy january first, ease into the new year, groggy and dim. let the rain fall like expectations, drenching the land puddling the world. let the flood wash away our past, clean … Continue reading

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Peace and Ten Pounds

Happy New Year, dear readers. I’ve gotten in the habit of leaving work early on the last Wednesday of each month and visiting the Charles House Center for Community Eldercare. While I’m there, I read poetry and talk about both … Continue reading

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