SIPS OF WINE FROM THE GRAPEVINE: New Year New You a Poem by Butterfly Thomas #PoetryPlace #WordPressWednesday

SIPS OF WINE FROM THE GRAPEVINE: New Year New You a Poem by Butterfly Thomas #PoetryPlace #WordPressWednesday

New Year New You

By Butterfly Thomas

1/3/2020

New Year new you

I’m here stay true

It’s hard, I know

But you can do it

Your efforts will show

That you’re committed

A long time in the making

This journey has been

Look at the steps you’re taking

This time you’ll win

You will succeed

All you need

Is support from me

And you have it

Matter of fact

I’ll show you whether

We can grow together

I’m here

You’re here too

New Year…

Renewed you

A Note from Butterfly…

I am working on 2 poetry books currently, but this poem hasn’t found a home in either of them.

To learn about my published work, read on…

In My Feelings: A Book of Poetry

by Butterfly Thomas / C 2020 / 117 pages in print

In e-book and print from Amazon, Smashwords, and other online sellers.

Visit the author’s website for full details (cover, buying links, author bio, and more):

https://www.dldbooks.com/bthomas/

About the book:

Love and passion. Conflict and regret. Pride and defiance. Rage at equality denied. Deep compassion for friends and boundless love for one’s children. These are just a few of the subjects touched upon by these 49 brief, powerful poems.

Some will fill you with shared sorrow. Many of them express anger at racial injustice and the exploitation of the disabled. Still others delight the reader with their images of strength and beauty or their clever arrangement of words.

Never pretentious or deliberately opaque, all of them are sure to make you think.

About the author:

Butterfly Thomas was born in Germany but was raised in Virginia, where she still lives.

She is the author of the novel Head Held High (2018), an urban thriller.

Be sure to join Butterfly and others in The Writer’s Grapevine Mag group found at: https://m.facebook.com/groups/434175414555004/

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