This Year

Instead of lofty resolutions

which seldom get off the ground,

this year I promise myself to really do,

what I’ve promised so many times before –

not to increase suffering, mine or theirs, by

over-focusing on what’s bad and wrong.

Acknowledging my discontent, I will  pause

and bring to mind some other things, those

that are good and right, and step forth from there.

                                                                                                                             JDG

This entry was posted in poetry.

One comment on “This Year

  1. Phoebe Antrim says:

    Ah-men to that! Phoebe

    Sent from my iPhone

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