Sun Kissed Days

Sun Kissed Days

Sunday, January 1, 2012

A New Year



The tree stood still,
the lights twinkling ,
waiting for a new chapter to unfold.
We feasted on the lobster plates,
I bought long ago for a night like this,
filled with gratitude for our children,
for our life.
Savoring the moment,
we sang songs off the iPod shuffle,
while drinking champagne.
The television on mute to rock & roll eve
in New York city.
Commercials bombarded on weight loss
and exercise equipment.
Our dog waged her tail as we danced ,
we laughed forgetting words to songs,
we knew long ago.

Stars in our eyes,
sweet alcohol on our breath,
knowing that
tomorrow lies here between us,
as your arms lace into mine.

32 comments:

  1. Happy New Year! Sounds like a wonderful way to bring in the new year.

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  2. Happy New Year! That's what we'll have to do next year...mute the tv and dance to our own music! I laughed at the weight loss commercial bombardment line! (if you missed this blog entry, pay a visit for your encouragement...at least, I hope!)
    http://mymemoryart.blogspot.com/2011/12/new-friends.html

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  3. Sounds like you brought in the new year with fun and a little more..haha Happy New Year!

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  4. perfect mood set for 2012.
    wow.

    have a smooth sailing in 2012.
    Smiles.

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  5. This sounds wonderful. Love this!

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  6. How fun, Ayala. Especially love that dog. As I've told you before, it always warms my heart to see that photo that reminds me of my precious angel-dog Blondie. Blessed New Year.

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  7. smiles :-) ... just wonderful ... wish you a happy peaceful new year dear lady.

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  8. we laughed forgetting words to songs,
    we knew long ago...

    My kids and I really got a kick out of watching that Dick Clark top 40 New Year's Eve performers countdown.

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  9. nice to enjoy the new year in those laced together arms....smiles...happy new year ayala

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  10. Oh, ayala, that last stanza - gorgeous!

    Yes, there is that sense of possibility tucked in the beginning of a new year that is impossible to deny!

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  11. savoring each moment of what the next year will bring, only way to live, Happy New Year

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  12. Sounds like a beautiful way to welcome the year ~

    Happy New Year ~

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  13. Happy New Year Ayala! Powerful verse to bring in 2012.

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  14. Thank you, Helena. Wishing you the same. :)

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  15. Thank you, Adrienne. I stopped by and saw your post which was awesome. So honored that you included me. Happy New Year!

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  16. Thank you, Cooloceanwaves,
    Happy and healthy new year!

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  17. Thank you, MZ. Happy New Year!

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  18. Thank you, Victoria. I wish you the best and so does Daisy :)

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  19. Dear Baishali, I wish you happiness and may all your wishes come true!

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  20. Happy New Year, Brian. It is wonderful....to love and be loved. :)

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  21. Thank you, Talon. I appreciate all your wonderful thoughts. I wish you happiness.

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  22. Thank you, Christine. Happy New Year to you!

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  23. Thank you, Grace.

    Happy and healthy new year!

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  24. Thank you, Rudri. I hope you have a year filled with happiness.

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  25. This sounds wonderful! Happy New Year to you and your family.

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    1. Happy and healthy new year to you and yours!

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  26. Now, THAT's what I call a party! And the wise ones say each moment can remain spirited with the joy you write of here!

    xoxo

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    1. Thank you, Jannie. Wishing you a great year.
      xoxo

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