Junie's Place: Poem: New Year ~ 2007

Sunday, December 31, 2006

Poem: New Year ~ 2007

New Year ~ 2007

The last few hours of this year are swiftly passing on.
And I wonder what the next will bring my way.

Will my choices show improvement - as I go along?
Will I make amends…all misdeeds to repay?

Will the way be clear of pitfalls - in this New Year, ahead?
Only - ‘good intentions' - sometimes, don’t suffice.

But with determination and the will to do what’s right,
my simple pleasures won’t outweigh their price.

(Some things become so troubling…that seem to start out fine.)
A new year offers hope - a fresh beginning!

Bad choices made in this year, can now be left behind.
With burdens dropped, I could again be winning!

It’s a time for deep reflection, as these hours pass –
journeying onward, through this final night.

I’ll treasure all the good things, that this year has given,
and try to take what’s wrong and make it right.

June Kellum ~ Dec 31, 2006

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At 10:28 PM , Blogger Skye said...

Love this poem, Junie! And the pic of you and Charles too!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! May very good things come your way in 2007!

At 10:32 PM , Blogger JunieRose said...

Thank you, Skye,

I hope you have a great year in 2007, too!


At 12:41 AM , Blogger Peter said...

Nice thoughts June, Happy New Year.

At 12:45 AM , Blogger JunieRose said...

Happy New Year, Peter!

(as a lot of my poems it is bitter-sweet)

Lol-all we can do is keep trying -right?


At 7:38 AM , Blogger Margaret said...

Loved the poem, Hope you have a great New Year.
Cheers Margaret

At 8:32 AM , Blogger JunieRose said...

Thanks very much, Margaret.

Wishing the very best for you too!


At 10:35 AM , Blogger Joy Des Jardins said...

That's a lovely way to begin the new year Junie. Have a beautiful first day.

At 10:38 AM , Blogger JunieRose said...

Thanks, Joy,

Hope you have a fine day too.


At 11:37 AM , Anonymous Alli said...

I really love that poem Ginga. =]

At 11:40 AM , Blogger JunieRose said...


OK-then use it in a song! We'll both become famous! hahaha




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