The Tao Of The New Year
Author: Pondering Red


Please do not compete
for power or positions
or even for me.
Know that honorable
comes from strong silence.
This you will see.
Wrap tao around
your neighbourhood
and stretch it round the earth-
Renewal of energy-dramatic rebirth.
Eliminate ignorance of
poverty of body and soul.
Resist opposition
while remaining whole.
Enjoy the scented seasons
of the coming year.
Send love and kindness to yourself.
Walk through fear.
Express, create, dream and dance.
Take risks.
Give time a chance.
Create your own revolution.
Do not look for a solution.
Lend your hand.
Quiet the mind.
And this fragile New Year will be gracious and kind !


Comments on this poem/writing:

modest () -- Thursday, January 25 2001, 10:22 pm

An Anthem

An inspiring anthem to inner strength and vision. Love the flow
Pamela ( -- Thursday, June 12 2003, 06:37 am

Holy Crap.....

Such brilliant words for such brilliant emotions.I can't comprehend how you capture moments so well.
Pondering Red ( -- Saturday, July 5 2003, 09:54 am


Thanks so much..I appreciate your cool..truly...your words do inspire me
Leah ( -- Saturday, January 1 2005, 09:09 pm


Awesome poem!:)
joyce ivy ( -- Sunday, January 2 2005, 12:03 am

Pondering Red

very awesome poem...very well written great work...thanks for sharing...joyce
RinRin ( -- Sunday, January 2 2005, 04:50 am


Ah, Red. Your genius is showing!!
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