Friday, December 31, 2010

Here's to a new year

What can be said in New Year rhymes,
That's not been said a thousand times?
The new years come, the old years go,
We know we dream, we dream we know.
We rise up laughing with the light,
We lie down weeping with the night.
We hug the world until it stings,
We curse it then and sigh for wings.
We live, we love, we woo, we wed,
We wreathe our prides, we sheet our dead.
We laugh, we weep, we hope, we fear,
And that's the burden of a year.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox


  1. Thanks!
    Here's to a happy and prosperous new year for us all!

  2. I really like that poem. Thanks for posting it.
    Happy new year to you and yours!

  3. A great poem. Hope you have a great new years tonight and a fantastic 2011.

  4. how did you turn such simple words into such meaningful phrases?! i must say i'm impressed. ^_^

  5. Hope your New Year is a wonderful one!

  6. Hopefully 2011 doesnt prove to be a burden. Happy New Years!