Mary Wismer


Previous Month January 2014 Next Month
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
Poem of The Day from a Member
Select a day from the calendar.
Would you like to see the poem of the day in your e-mail box every morning?
Your email address:
  Subscribe FREE
  Unsubscribe

Happy New Year Poem Hunter


May you wake up on January 1st,
finding that the world has not come
to an end, the lights work, the water
faucets flow, and the sky has not fallen?

May you ponder how this ultramodern
civilization of ours managed to get
itself traumatized by a possible

slip of a blip on a chip made out of sand?
May what you see in the mirror delight you
and what others see in you delight them?

May someone love you enough
to forgive your faults, be blind
to your blemishes, and tell the
world about your virtues?
May the telemarketers wait to
make their sales calls until you finish dinner,
and may your check book and your budget
balance and may they include
generous amounts for charity?

May you remember to say
'I love you' at least once a day
to your spouse, your child,
your parents, your friends;
but not to your secretary,
your nurse, your masseuse,
your hairdresser or your tennis instructor?

May we live as God intended, in a world at peace and the awareness of His love in every sunset, every flower's unfolding petals, every baby's smile, every lover's kiss, and every wonderful, astonishing, miraculous beat of our heart.

A Very Happy New Year to All!

Submitted: Sunday, December 30, 2007
Edited: Thursday, January 03, 2008

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Happy New Year Poem Hunter by Mary Wismer )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie - 378 Points Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (1/1/2014 4:18:00 AM)

    Waking up with no hang overs of the past
    Of a year gone by too good to last
    And now the promise of a fresh new rose
    That on the horizon doth rise in hope........

    I Welcome all ye poets reading this to my page too and I wish every one a happy, poetic and prosperous new year! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Alison Cassidy (1/1/2008 12:10:00 AM)

    May what you see in the mirror delight you
    and what others see in you delight them?

    Now that is the most wonderful message of all. Thanks for your wisdom and insight and the spirit of humanity that underpins this poem. A very happy New Year to you Mary. . love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Rommel Filoteo (12/30/2007 9:30:00 PM)

    It really give a glimpse of smile in my face. Love it a lot.... You are really a rare combination of so many special things. You are really amazing. Always take care of you health ok! Happy New Year to you & to your family!

    Mahal kita kaibigan ko,
    Rommel (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Thad Wilk (12/30/2007 2:54:00 PM)

    What a beautiful Write Mary! I wish you the very best New Year ever, thank you! !
    Thad (Report) Reply

Read all 15 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. Inspiration, Henry David Thoreau
  6. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  7. And Death Shall Have No Dominion, Dylan Thomas
  8. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  9. A Poison Tree, William Blake
  10. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou

Poem of the Day

poet Henry David Thoreau

Whate'er we leave to God, God does,
And blesses us;
The work we choose should be our own,
God leaves alone.

If with light head erect I sing,
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. With new ink, hasmukh amathalal
  2. An Example of unconditional love:, Gaurav Pandey
  3. It's Time to Fight, Sayeed Abubakar
  4. Lost and Found, michael hagwood
  5. I Decided, Jeri Martindale
  6. I surrender, Zafar Iqbal
  7. The Greatest, Michael P. McParland
  8. Christmas Rhyme, Akhil Arya
  9. The Best Days, Michael P. McParland
  10. The Arrival, Michael P. McParland
[Hata Bildir]