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New Year's Day



Fresh beginnings of New Year's Day
Ahead we find purpose and goal
We box the past, shelve it away
Yielding light and joy for the soul
Guilelessly open and wide-eyed
Unflawed by political clout
Potentials are eagerly tried
The world taken-on without doubt
No courting of fear or regret
The uncharted path we approach
A slate which remains empty yet
Let not harbored problems encroach
Opportunities to forgive
Can we free ourselves from a grudge?
Inspiring a manner to live
Unblemished by hatred caused smudge
Virginal inexperience
Our start is with promise and hope
With an un-jaded innocence
We seek tools and reason to cope
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