A New Year’s Wish–dVerse Open Link Night

A New Year’s Wish
An Acrostic

And here we are—another new beginning!

Nature turns within, sucks earth’s nurturance,
Enters into introspective silence.
Worlds outside my window succumb to snowy silence, shiver beneath a hard white blanket.

Yes, we may settle by the fireplace, think upon life’s latest cycle, spent now.
Each January 1, we muse on what may come in days ahead
And choices we will make: acceptance or resistance.
Ready or not, life comes at us. Will we be open to new possibilities?
So much wonder, a bit of fear plays in our imaginations.

We may resolve, plan, writes lists and action plans
In expectation of promises to be fulfilled, And
So I wish unbounded peace should pour into each life,
Hoping that many drops of joy be yours…and mine.

Claudia is hostess today over at dVerse Open Link Night  We hope that you will join us.

This year I allowed myself to go overboard with resolutions. Last year I don’t think I even made any and didn’t accomplish as much as I’d hoped to. So this new year I figure if I’m able to live up to even 10% of them, I’ll be ahead of the game. So my wish for our world may be grandiose, in the hope that at least some goodness may come into each of our lives.

English: Fireworks over Copenhagen the night b...

English: Fireworks over Copenhagen the night before New Year’s Eve (Photo credit: Wikipedia)



26 thoughts on “A New Year’s Wish–dVerse Open Link Night

  1. Jamie Dedes says:

    Lovely! 🙂

    Wish you everything good in 2013, Victoria.


  2. You are so creative. These are never forced–and that’s a skill I never can manage…


  3. Pamela says:

    Excellent word play in this, Victoria. I hope you have a wonderful new year.



  4. Imelda says:

    Best wishes for the new year. 🙂


  5. Susan says:

    A fine drawing of the day, the way, the hope for the year. Have a happy one.


  6. tigerbrite says:

    May your year be filled with love and light.


  7. I will take each day as it comes! 🙂 Happy new year to you too!


  8. Sabio Lantz says:

    Fine wishes. May your 2013 be full of much happiness!


  9. becca givens says:

    Hoping that many drops of joy be yours…and mine.

    Lovely — wishing you a joyous, peaceful New Year!! May the year flourish and blossom beyond your wildest imagination!!


  10. Kelvin S.M. says:

    …many drops of joy…. ah, yes..yes… yes…yes… perfect offering ma’am… peace & love for the rest of the year…and smiles… happy new year…


  11. claudia says:

    smiles…the action plan i penciled in my husbands’s calendar for new year is to kiss his wife more often…smiles…staying open to new possibilities…i think this is a key to embrace the new year as well..wishing you a good start into 2013


  12. souldipper says:

    Thank you, Victoria. I’m accepting as a blessing for being human and in spite of it all, a prayer for joy…

    May your 2013 be one of abundant Love.


  13. ayala says:

    Lovely write, Victoria . Wishing you peace and love in the new year.


  14. ManicDdaily says:

    You know I am inspired by this to be a bit more concrete. I haven’t made very clear resolutions, but maybe I’ll try at least one. To go not only for outer peace (as in wishing it for the world) but to just put maintaining peace of mind as a priority! There – I’ve written it out! Thanks! Take much care, Victoria, and have a terrific year. k.


  15. kelly says:

    Yes, peace. Happy new year to you!


  16. WabiSabi says:

    Ready or not , life comes at us…. That’s the truth! Lovely poem … Hopeful…. And truthful happy new year


  17. Laurie Kolp says:

    I do hope the best for you always, but especially in this new year… and thank you for your wish for us. I made a resolution last year and can’t even remember what it was. Maybe I should overreach like you…


  18. “expectation of promise(s)” yes, that is what New Year embodies for me.


  19. Lovely, lovely write Victoria. Happy New year to you!


  20. dani says:

    drops of joy are a wonderful thing!

    wishing you many happy surprises and much love and laughter and almost-too-many hugs and smiles in the new year, Victoria!

    and good luck with your resolutions! {smile}


  21. wolfsrosebud says:

    …it is a wonder


  22. Grace says:

    I like the unbounded peace ~

    Happy New Year to you and yours Victoria ~


  23. Lovely–happy new year, Victoria!


  24. vivinfrance says:

    Thank you for the New Year’s Wish. I like your ?neologism? nurturance, and its consonance with silence – word play right up my street!


  25. brian miller says:

    i wish for peace as well….there is so much hope in the first of the year…we see so much canvas out before us…interesting how we let that be the mile post for us…when we have that before us always….may that peace come…


  26. Steve King says:

    A fine survey of what the new cycle brings to us…good luck with the resolutions! Happy New Year to you.


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