And ye, who have met with Adversity's blast,
And been bow'd to the earth by its fury;
To whom the Twelve Months, that have recently pass'd
Were as harsh as a prejudiced jury -
Still, fill to the Future! and join in our chime,
The regrets of remembrance to cozen,
And having obtained a New Trial of Time,
Shout in hopes of a kindlier
dozen.

- Thomas Hood



4 comments so far...

llllllllll December 26, 2009, 07:59 AM
very good, cybilish picture.
very good, cybilish words!

neat.

kodaky December 26, 2009, 11:40 AM
a better dozen to you too!
Atom December 31, 2009, 06:14 PM
Beautiful work Insky!!!!Merry season of rampant consumerism to you!!!
mramshaw January 08, 2012, 11:46 PM
Happy new year! Nice poem.
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