Mary Nagy

Rookie (11-08-1970)

My Only Wish For New Years - Poem by Mary Nagy

I'm not wishing for diamonds
or my own money tree.
I'm not a fan of fancy things.
Those things...they just aren't me.

I wish to know my purpose
in this ever changing place.
I want to find my reason
for taking up this space.

To know I've done some soothing
to any aching heart.
To know I've made a difference...
that's how this year should start.

I wonder what I'm here for
and if I'm carrying my load.
What did God intend for me?
Am I on His chosen road?

My only wish on New Years
is to know I'm doing right.
I'll pray for this at bedtime
each and every night.

Comments about My Only Wish For New Years by Mary Nagy

  • Brian Dorn (6/17/2006 11:40:00 AM)

    Mary, a very purposeful poem and certainly different from standard New Year resolutions... one sure to make a difference. Well done! !
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  • (1/3/2006 12:53:00 PM)

    You HAVE made a difference. You make us smile, you make us cry, you are our friend. We love you! ; -)

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  • (1/2/2006 8:46:00 PM)

    You're very touching and inspiring, and that means a lot, Mary. (Report) Reply

  • Ernestine Northover (12/31/2005 11:27:00 AM)

    Lovely Mary, and there's no argument, of course you're doing 'IT' all right. I shall wish for health, as we've had a bit of a bad bout of it this year. Also plenty of humour, and nice friends to share life with. Thanks for posting this one. Love Ernestine XXX (Report) Reply

  • Linda Hepner (12/30/2005 6:06:00 PM)

    Happy new year, Mary, you deserve it!
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  • (12/30/2005 5:48:00 PM)

    Your wonderful poems, caring correspondence and friendship with
    all of us suggest you will discover your purpose.
    We've figured it out.
    Hopefully I speak for all of us-you took time to welcome, greet and meet us-
    Love and Blessings
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  • (12/30/2005 4:49:00 PM)

    I agree with Denis. :) No need to wonder amongst the clouds in meaningless artificial materials or superfical is about purpose and respect for those around you...including your self. Your a dear person, and I'm sure you are on god's road. (Report) Reply

  • (12/30/2005 4:31:00 PM)

    This is wonderful Mary. It is simplistic in its approach, which is right for the theme. There is no need to wonder amonst the clouds when all you need to do is to be direct in an approach for this. (Report) Reply

  • (12/30/2005 4:29:00 PM)

    Lovely sentiments, Mary. May all your prayers be answered in 2006.

    Warm regards,

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  • (12/30/2005 4:12:00 PM)

    Since I am new to the site i just discovered you, I enjoy your work, seems like you
    think like me. will be watching eagerly for future poetry keep up the good work
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  • (12/30/2005 4:02:00 PM)

    the pure in heart
    shine joy
    with every breath
    to the wide and
    troubled world
    what a wonder
    this lovely poem
    I believe it should be placed
    on Page One
    of the New York Times
    for all to read
    then there'd be a change
    in the world
    a chnage for the better
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  • (12/30/2005 3:49:00 PM)

    Seems to me like the reason for your existence might be to write beautiful poetry to sooth the heart of man many have lived long for less noble purpose (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 30, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, January 5, 2007

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