Poem for the New Year - Poem by Peter Rosegger
A bit more of peace and a bit less debate,
a bit more of kindness and a bit less of hate,
a bit more of love and forget jealousy,
and more of the truth - now that sets us free!
Not so much of strife but of peace to pursue,
not so much of I but a bit more of You,
not fear nor despondence but more enterprise
and strength to take action - now that would be wise!
No sadness and darkness but light let us show,
no burning desire but a joyful let-go,
with many more flowers to brighten the fate,
and not just on graveyards - for then it's too late!
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