New Year Resolutions

Here is a short reflection on New Year Resolutions:

New Year Resolutions

When the new year zaps us with our last year’s reflection,
it brings up all our defects and flaws for our detection.
It goads us to be better and to bend our crooked way
to plot a straighter game in life than we’ve been prone to play.
It’s January 1st that prods our consciences to make them,
giving us a whole long year in which to go and break them.

And here is a longer one:


For dVerse Poets: Resolutions
and if you want to read more poems on the subject, go HERE.

9 thoughts on “New Year Resolutions

  1. Jeff the Chef

    Someone was just suggesting that I should not bother making my resolutions in January, but in February instead. I think it had something to do with so many resolutions not making it into February. But I had the idea to delay making them until next Christmas!

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