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2 Responses

  1. We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called “Opportunity” and its first chapter is New Year’s Day. Happy New Year from Croatia ♥♥♥

  2. A poem by May Sarton:

    New Year Resolve

    The time has come

    To stop allowing the clutter

    To clutter my mind

    Like dirty snow,

    Shove it off and find

    Clear time, clear water.

    Time for a change,

    Let silence in like a cat

    Who has sat at my door

    Neither wild nor strange

    Hoping for food from my store

    And shivering on the mat.

    Let silence in.

    She will rarely speak or mew,

    She will sleep on my bed

    And all I have ever been

    Either false or true

    Will live again in my head.

    For it is now or not

    As old age silts the stream,

    To shove away the clutter,

    To untie every knot,

    To take the time to dream,

    To come back to still water.

    ~ May Sarton, from Collected Poems 1930-1993. © W.W. Norton & Co., 1993.

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