New Year’s Promise

It is tempting to believe,

once the year is ended,

once the page

is turned, that

we will move on

to a new and more

ordered life—and it

will be different.

For a while,

you might think so.

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New Year’s Promise Photo and poem by Mary O’Connor. Poem reprinted from Dreams of a Wingless Child,  Mary O’Connor, Wheatmark Publishers © 2007

5 thoughts on “New Year’s Promise

  1. Such a beautiful way to begin the new year with your lovely photo and poem!
    Thank you for sharing both and a very Happy New Year to you too, Mary!


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