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Another Year (January Competition)

I think I heard the clock strike twelve.
First day of a new year another number to write.
I was going to write in Roman it seems it’s the same
MMXX what the hell 2020 will do as well.

I opened the back door kicked out the year before.
Took my time to let the new year in
I can’t move so fast, and it seemed insane
To welcome another year that’s just the same

Oh! shit they are letting off fireworks out there.
My dog has run into the bedroom screaming
I tripped over the mat, my eyes started streaming.
I am looking at the ceiling again, another thing to bare.

But after an hour of getting off the floor
This old guy is becoming trying, not just a bore
What are you moaning at now the wife screamed?
Nothing my dear you are having a bad dream.

The rest of the day many people heard on the phone
Have a happy new year my dear, they couldn’t have known.
Did you have a lovely party, I said I was as before
My resolution just faded away, as under my breath I swore.


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just another day. I like your take on getting rid of the old year to welcome a new one that is just as boring and same as the last. I feel the same. All that crap about starting a fresh, new year; "Bah, humbug!" Might just as well kept the old one. Nice job with the dog screaming because of the fireworks! ~ Gee.

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Many thanks for your visit to this grumpy old farts piece lol
It is a tradition in lots of places to let the old year out the back and the new in the front but at Midnight.
Could be a resolution to do it sometime the next day at our age lol,
Thanks again it was fun, Yours as always Ian ..

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Sounds like you had a happy time for the new year even if your dog didn't. When I re-read I see you have used 'insane' twice. Are you trying to tell us something?
I may have been temped to part-exchange the first one (St 2, L 3) for something along the lines of 'asinine' or whatever came into my head.

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Kind regards, Alan

Hope you are anticipating a good year 2020 the number has changed lol Thanks for your comment I have rectified the duplication I did notice it but was just lazy that's what comes of writing and posting within an hour .. Take care and our thoughts always , Yours Ian ..

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