A Last Post for 2020

Haiku for the New (Year)

Photo by Ian Taylor on Unsplash

Bubbles in my glass,
Relief in my weary soul;
2020’s done.

This year broke our hearts
Over and over, and yet
Here we are, alive!

A star coming up
Over the dark horizon;
May its light mean hope.

Life will roar ahead
In 2021, but
What will it look like?

Vaccines are one thing,
Immunity another,
Safety something else.

Here’s what I have learned:
Something in joy is stubborn,
Like its sister, love.

What may lie ahead
Has no more lasting power
Than we choose to grant.

If you hold a glass,
Be bold, be brave, lift it up.
The future’s here, now.

6 Replies to “A Last Post for 2020”

  1. Laurie

    Beautiful final post for the year, Jan. “Something in joy is stubborn”…oh, so true! Here’s to better times in the coming year!

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