Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Almost Eleven

Beginning the annual ebb
Ten begins to fade
And eleven creeps nearer
Promising future gifts
Of joy, fun, laughter
And the occasional surprise.
Yes...
Looking to eleven
Saying farewell to ten
Is like saying good-by to an old friend
While ready to embrace change
And the ever evolving adventure of life.

janice
2010

Written for Magpie Tales

17 comments:

  1. Well said. Amazing how we can all look at the same picture and see something completely different.
    I like yours.
    -- K

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

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  2. Hah 2011 not too far away. Only 3 more paydays until Christmas and I'm beginning to panic.

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  3. Time doesn't wait for us. We have to use it and move with it. Your poem reflects this well.

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  4. Eleven is almost here! Nice piece, Janice.

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  5. I long for new adventure - moving forward to eleven intrigues. Nicely put. Nothing stagnent about life lived with purpose.

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  6. One of my favorites this week!

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  7. Ahh..almost 11. Like when I turned 11 or I watched my boys turn 11. There is a passing, isn't there? Beautiful.

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  8. 10 has been good to us, but 11 will be even better, my friend : ) Here's wishing you a happy weekend!

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  9. happy to see that you will be baking the cookies...just keep working the dough with the spoon till it comes together and then just roll into a log and chill. they really are good. the secret is not to overmix the dough. ...then slice with a serrated knife carefully.
    if you have any questions or hit a snag send me an email at : myfarmhousekitchen@yahoo.com
    and i will be HAPPY to help.

    :-)
    kary

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  10. how beautiful you have painted the passage of time...

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  11. when counting, eleven is when things start to get out of hand :)

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  12. wow, HEAVEN
    ELEVEN,
    love the tale here,
    uplifting and witty.
    your style rocks here.
    love your poetry, poetess or princess Janice, Glad that my name starts with J as well.
    *winks*

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  13. Looking to eleven
    Saying farewell to ten
    Is like saying good-by to an old friend
    While ready to embrace change
    ....

    love EVERY single word in your poem,
    fabulous magpie.
    Glad to read your talent today.
    Smiles!

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