Friday, December 30, 2016

A rustic broom

a rustic broom
scenting our hearth and home
with cinnamon …
less sweet, the year's debris
I ought to sweep away

Mariposa, spring/summer 2016


H A P P Y  N E W  Y E A R



Well, it's finally gotten cold here again. And now the heating system (including the backup heater) appears to be broken once more. So, maybe not the best way to end 2016! But the good news: it's supposed to warm up this weekend for a little while.


8 comments:

  1. What a great New Year's poem! Wishing you a wonderfully warm 2017!

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  2. A lovely layered metaphorical tanka. So appropriate to the end of this year and the beginning of 2017. Happy New Year's, Janet.

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  3. We all have some of that debris.

    Happy 2017

    Adelaide

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    1. Yes, we do! May the new year go well for you.

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  4. You are so remarkably clever; always a treat to read you. Hope your holiday season was wonderful.

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    1. Good to see you again! Happy new year!

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