Remember the sky that you were born under,
know each of the star's stories.
Remember the moon, know who she is.
Remember the sun's birth at dawn, that is the
strongest point of time. Remember sundown
and the giving away to night.
Remember your birth, how your mother struggled
With a new year comes new goals and resolutions, new experiences, and new beginnings—but also an opportunity to look at back at what changes the old year had brought. Browse our selection of poems about New Year's.
|1919||It Couldn't Be Done||Edgar Guest|
|1921||January||William Carlos Williams|
|2016||The Leash||Ada Limón|
|2015||Never Ever||Brenda Shaughnessy|
|2011||Elegy in Joy [excerpt]||Muriel Rukeyser|
|2010||New year's morning||Carl Adamshick|
|2010||A New Law||Greg Delanty|
|2008||Letter to GC||Dana Levin|
|2005||A Good Year Down||Jeni Olin|