New Year

Image credit: Konstantin

Image credit: Konstantin

I’ve had insults, pain and slights
Life has shown me such delights
Sometimes I’ve stood prepared to fight
Sometimes I’ve turned away

Monotony of day to day
Where little matters anyway
Just entertainments on display
For whom we cannot say

A new year waiting at the door
Those lesser gods we might implore
To give us what we’re yearning for
Before they go away

Despite this past we will forget
Our hopes are strong and vital yet
We’re thankful for the friends we’ve met
On this, our new year’s day

(c) Helen Valentina 2015, All Rights Reserved

About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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9 Responses to New Year

  1. philipparees says:

    Happy New Year to you. Hope things are going better. It’s been a long time but I think of you often. All the very best.

  2. Happy New Year Helen. The line from you poem says it all. “We’re thankful for the friends we’ve met.”

  3. Happy New Year Helen, hope it’s a good one for you….

  4. osarobohenry says:

    Happy new year to you and family 😆

  5. hocuspocus13 says:

    Reblogged this on hocuspocus13 and commented:
    jinxx💋xoxo

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