Dominic A. Okoliko

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A New Year - Poem by Dominic A. Okoliko

Let all hearts break into joy
With gratitude boiling
Beyond containing measure
For the great pleasure
Of witnessing a New Year

Like a sweet soft flowing streams
The year has swept our feet
Washing us with elation
And drawing close our dreams
For greater actualisations

Like mist amidst the greens
Yesteryear has disappeared
Shoved into past bin
And replaced by a new year
So immaculate and clean

Take no rush with your boat
But roll roll roll on gently
Onward and upward go
Doting every node with your tent

But take note, you're not alone
So boast not of the vast rich coast
Instead, learn from the tombstones
Nor are you to fear any ghost
Or the drooping of hailstones

Amidst that too
You can be atop
Floating bright above the blue
Only keep your gears atop

Your will, love, and faith
These trinity gemstones
Of Christmas gift
Shall take you across many milestones

Topic(s) of this poem: new year

Form: Free Verse


Comments about A New Year by Dominic A. Okoliko

  • (1/1/2017 12:09:00 PM)


    Quite a morale booster typifying a poetic arsenal of diction well articulated. Thanks for arming us with viable tools and ammunition to conquer any foe on our sojourn of 2017. Smith (Report) Reply

    Domino A. Okoliko (1/1/2017 7:07:00 PM)

    Thanks Smith, with the weapons, we're gonna have good ride in 2017

    Domino A. Okoliko (1/1/2017 7:06:00 PM)

    Thanks Smith, the weapons are our sure hope for a good 2017 ride (personal belief) !

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  • Michael Umameh (1/1/2017 11:45:00 AM)

    A New Year
    This is a very interesting read and keep them coming with the layers of meaning and invitation to move into the new year with courage and hope. Well done, Dom (Report) Reply

    Domino A. Okoliko (1/1/2017 7:03:00 PM)

    Thanks Padre Mickael for the encouragement

  • Chinedu Dike (12/31/2016 7:31:00 PM)


    Beautiful motivational poem in commemoration of the New Year, elegantly brought forth in good poetic diction with conviction. Lovely and insightful. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

    Domino A. Okoliko (12/31/2016 7:49:00 PM)

    Thanks a lot, I really appreciate

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 31, 2016

Poem Edited: Tuesday, January 24, 2017


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