Saturday, December 22, 2012

Holiday Wishes & Lame Poetry



The year is coming to a close, and despite what the Mayans predicted, the calendar will click over to 2013. Crisis averted!

What time of year is it? Time for lame poetry, you say? You're right! Here's my 2012 attempt:

Full of laughter, full of cheer
Thankful for another year

Highs and lows, then side to side
Writing is a crazy ride

Every day, each writer knows
We're thankful for the gift of prose

The right word here, a comma there
Polish, send it, do I dare?

Of course you do, the world deserves
To delve into your worthy words

Beaten down? Then start anew
That dream of yours looks well on you

My kids are home from school again
I'll close the laptop, cap the pen

I wish for you what you love most
Let's raise a glass and make a toast

Friends and family, hands held tight
Bringing in the new year right

There you have it! I'll return to the blog on January 8th. As always, I'm so thankful for the joy and wisdom you've brought into my life. I sincerely hope you have a wonderful holiday season, and an exciting 2013.

What's your most special memory from 2012? And where will you spend the holidays this year?


24 comments:

  1. Ohhh... Julie, you totally captured the essence of who we are here! I love this. I want this on my wall! ;-)

    And my most special memory? Probably connecting with Karen. :-) And holidays are here in Utah with too many parties to count.

    Hope your season is beyond fabulous, Julie. You're such a wonderful/strong presence in this community! <3

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    1. Morgan, signing with Karen definitely is a highlight! What a special time for you. I wish you and your family a wonderful holiday :)

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  2. I liked the poem!
    I have too many special moments this year to name just one.
    Have a wonderful Christmas and we'll see you in a few weeks.

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    1. Alex, you're definitely blessed. I hope your 2013 is just as wonderful as 2012!

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  3. Hmm? Part of what I'm trying to do - especially with as difficult as it is to be an indie - is to keep looking forward, so I really don't know about special moments this past year. I am on vacation for my traditional two weeks during the holidays. We will be home, and I hope to work a bit less on the laptop and enjoy the season a bit more.
    Cheers to you and yours, my dear friend.
    Merry Christmas!

    -Jimmy

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    1. Jimmy, I hope you enjoy your well deserved vacation!

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    1. Karlene, I hope you and your lovely family enjoy your holiday!

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  5. Just coming home from a week at the beach with my kids. It was my son's birthday, my 20th anniversary, pre-Christmas visit to Sea World, and annual family vacation. We have have family visiting from Utah for Christmas. We're having a blast!

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    1. Holy cow, what a busy time! Enjoy, Laurisa :)

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  6. What lovely "lame" poetry. :) Happy holidays to you!! Enjoy your break!!

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  7. Love it!! I'm going to be spending all my time with family and friends too - it looks to be a fabulous and busy holiday :) Hope you and yours treasure every moment!!

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    1. Thanks, Jemi! Enjoy the time with your family :)

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  8. Bring on more lame poetry. Yours is wonderful.

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  9. Happy Happy Christmas, Julie! If I could write such poetry!

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  10. That was cute. Happy blog break.

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  11. Discovering my main characters for my current editing project. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you!!

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  12. Hi, Julie! Hope you had a great Christmas. Happy New Year! See you in 2013!

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  13. So here we are in 2013! Amazing, isn't it? Loved the Christmas poetry and hope your holiday was as beautiful and bright as your words.

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  14. I love your poetry. I feel like I'm rubbing off on you. :D Sorry I'm so slow to respond to blogs lately. That's a good resolution...

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  15. Happy new year!!!! My hubby took me to Thailand last year... Was amazing xx

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  16. Happy New Year Julie! I started out this year with a new agent, and ready for whatever the big 2013 throws at me. I hope it's the same for you:)

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