Treasure Island

Stanley Cooper

(August 4th,1926 / New York City)

Happy New Year


The first of January rolls around
Like clockwork it appears
I find it’s timing most profound
As it brings us each new year

Right on time, It’s never late
Has never ever blown it
Apparently this wise old date
Refuses to postpone it

Drink a toast to January one
For annual consistence
It’s coming means the old year’s done
Let’s drink to it’s persistence

Submitted: Saturday, December 31, 2005

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