Happy New Year to Everyone. 2021.

Out with the Old!

I am not going to say anything about last year not only have I said it all so has Everyone else.

What I will say, although is nothing changes magically overnight on 31st of December we do have hope. There is snow falling as I write this, our middle son is, fingers crossed, on the mend on his road to recovery from Covid. We have two vaccines to help us and as soon as we are offered it we will take it. The other lads, our daughter in law and the grandchildren are safe and well… Please God may they stay that way.

Hubby has sent off the last bequests pertaining to his mother’s will. This was done 31st December and we are delighted to see the end of what at times felt like a bloody war being waged at us! So we start 2021 free of probate and nasty, obstructive and abusive relatives.

I hope you all have more to be thankful for than not. We do really, don’t we, as we are alive. I know we have had our share of really bad things, death and illness this year but so has everyone.

So here we ago another year .

Out with the Old in with the New
A very old saying but it is true.
Nothing has changed yet but don’t be blue.
We can all make a difference it’s up to me and you.
So Happy New Year be of good cheer.
Remember, cover, wash hands and don’t get too near !

Love and Blessings to you all💜💜

Virtual

#TANKA TUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 209, Last challenge of 2020

Good morning and welcome to Colleen’s Tuesday Tanka Challenge. Colleen said : “For the LAST poetry challenge of 2020, I want you to write a poem about hope, using your favorite poetry form (it doesn’t have to be syllabic). Please make these poems inspirational to others.

No negativity and No politics! We’ve all had enough politics to last us another lifetime.

After you’ve written your poem, tell us why the specific form you chose is your favorite. Why does that form resonate with you? If it’s a new form, teach us how to write that specific form.

I’ll stop by and comment throughout the week as time allows. There will be NO recap post on Monday, January 4, 2021. Make sure and visit the other participant’s post through Mr. Linky or from the ping-backs on the challenge post.

Tanka Tuesday will resume on January 18, 2021.”

New Year New Hope

© willowdot21

Harvengers of hope and light arrives
Open the doors for their entry
Praise the welcome gifts with joy
Enter the new year now
Full of confidence
Undo all ills
Let ties of
Love bind
You.

Today I have chosen my two favourite forms of poetry, the Nonet and the Acrostic Poem . This is an Acrostic Nonet. I love the way these two disaplines concentrate the mind. When put them together I feel I have achieved a small triumph.

Be blessed and safe everyone happy New Year.

One Liner Wednesday and Just Jot It January.

Riddlefromthemiddle

“An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” — William E. Vaughan

This is part of LindaGHill’s #1lineWeds and #jusjojan

#jusjojan and #1lineWeds.

It’s January, it’s just not it time 😁

It is also Wednesday so it’s One-Liner Wednesday so….

Happy New Year everyone here is to a hopefully better decade.🥂🍾💜💜

#jusjojan
#1lineWeds

Thank you to Linda for starting us off on Just Not it Jan 💜

New Decade, Acrostic Poem.

Now we stand on the abyss
Everyone of us accountable
Why have we closed our eyes.
Drowning and burning we fly
Earth we spoil deaf to her cry
Careful you are killing me
Are you are all too blind to see”
Dare we ignore the warning
Earth is screaming.


New Year Meets Old.

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It was late,  the  last  day of  the  year was  done and leaving  no  doubt

Death  was  pushing in the New Year as  Old Father Time was on his  way out.

Everywhere  plans  were  being made for  beginnings  shiny  and  new

Death  and Old  Father Time raised  an eyebrow it was all rubbish, they knew.

 

Death  knew  he  would spend  his  time  as he did  time and  time  again

Just doing his job with out  complaint , clearing up  the fall out  of mankind’s pain.

From  the crashed  car, to  a  bomb in a cafe, a knife  fight in  the dark

A plane crash, train wreck, a war, climbing  accident or tragedy  in the park.

 

Old Father time  had  seen it  all , in technicolour  more  than once  before

He  patted Death on  the  shoulder  as he  trudge  towards the  sunrise once more.

He slipped  on spilt  blood on  the  floor and  stepped over  miss chances

He  knew  them  so well, he passed  by  the  plotters and  suicides ready for one way dances.

 

A cry  from the pram made  the old guys  both jump,

Why did hope always  arrive at  this  time of  year, in  this dump

The  New  Year was  gurgling  and  burbling  with joy, eyes  bright on horizons new

Painting rosy lies  across  the world, closing it’s  eyes to badness  and  feelings  of  blue.

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Another Year

Happy New Year

Well here we are again another year older, no wiser in my case but you may well be. 

I am truly grateful for all your support and kindness throughout 2017. I hope I have been as supportive to you all.

I do love you and I am grateful for all of your patience through my bad times these last few months.

Happy New Year to each and every one of you all.

Looking forward to May 19th .

Lots of love willow.

 #SoCS Dec. 30/17 Acrostic Poem.

This week LindaGHill has given us the word Resolution for our Stream of Consciousness Saturday. The last one for 2017

Rules and Pingback here

Resolution, you will never keep

Escape your head and run the street

Seldom do they last for long

Ousted like a forgotten song

Lots of good intentions end this way

Undone, forgotten within the day.

Time and time and time again

Intentions just don’t last the game.

Onwards as the year comes to an end 

New Year Resolutions we bend.

Just Jot It January:One Liner Wednesday

Today is day 4 of Just Jot It January and LindaGHill said: “Since today is Wednesday, I challenge you to make your JusJoJan post a one-liner. If you don’t care to, or if you’ve already written your post, no problem. Remember, with One-Liner Wednesday you can write anything – it’s only a prompt to write one line, not necessarily to keep to the same theme as mine. The rules that I’ve made for myself (but don’t always follow) for “One-Liner Wednesday” are:

(i) Make it one sentence.

(ii) Make it either funny or inspirational.

(iii) Use our unique tag #1linerWeds.

(iv) Have fun!

(v) Use our One-Liner Wednesday badge!”

Rules  and Pingback here 

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Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.

Hal Borland
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Stream of Consciousness Saturday: First/Last.

LindaGHill  said  :Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “first/last.” Use one or both words, or find words that mean the same. Bonus points if you start your post with “first/beginning/start” etc. and end with “last/end” etc. Enjoy!

Rules  and Pingback  here 

First and Last  Trio  of Haiku

First the  Solstice came

Then the  brash Lord Of Miss-Rule

Winter’s leave at last.

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First light silently

Smiled  at  the  worn out Old Year

Time to rest at last

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First  the make up

Then  the  dress and golden shoes

Her turn at long last.

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