Tagged: new year

on the second

on the second
weekend of the new
year, the christmas
spruce met
its maker, after
a short journey
on our garden
wagon to the
city park’s
mulchfest –
chipping saturday
.
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the new year begins

the new year begins
to look like the year before
and the year before

that – even the guests in our
backyard appear to lose the scent
.
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everyone’s running

everyone’s running
out of time
the first of a brand
new year comes
a knocking,
surprising us all
.
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yes, january

yes, january
can camouflage with the best
of them, disguising

its appearance to blend in with
what we hope will be a new year
.
20210113:1949
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by week two, we are

by week two, we are
begging
for less excitement,
waiting
to be buried
under a
weighted blanket,
to drown
in a couple
more months of hot
chocolate
.
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less than a week in,

less than a week in,
and our bodies are already
heavy, no, even

heavier, holding it to-
gether, for this many more days
.
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on the first day of

two days before the

two days before the
new year, there is less bustling,
less homecoming, less

celebration, and more effort
to be together in spirit
.
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perhaps we will have

perhaps we will have
sweet potatoes from our garden
next year – places to

go, people to see, moments
to share – vaccinated and free
.
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new year’s reflections