Bubbling wine initiates the year;
dissolving reigns that end winter's drear.
Bright shoes and gleaming glass invite;
designed to cheer time's arc in flight
Sing Auld Lang Syne both old and new
through romance, nostalgia doth renew.
Pleas for absolution
absorbed with cold, determined resolution.
In village soft or by city light
death and birth in one at midnight.
Through art restore creative ration
Inspiration, love and passion--
Shining smart, exploding into words;
your poems, mind-bursting fireworks.
© Gay Reiser Cannon * 2011 Dec. * All Rights Reserved