You Say You Want a Resolution…


CaptureMy Featured Blogger this week is Murdoch Mouse of The Twisting Tale. Mr. Mouse (his real name? no idea) freely mixes “fiction and poetry in as many forms as possible” to create a sometimes mirthful, sometimes profound, always engaging “bag of twisted tales.” Enjoy!

The Twisting Tail

For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice.

T.S. Eliot

Last year’s voice
Speaks in gibberish
It may be crazy
It may have seen too much
Or nothing at all

Considering a new voice:
I’ve decided Doctor Who
is the way to go.
I’m thinking
an older Glaswegian man
Or maybe
a Yorkshire women’s accent

January 1st was not always New Year's Day.   Romans celebrated New Year on March 1st and there are still people today who celebrate in winter and summer according to their culture.

New moon
Bring the year

But when you talk about resolutions
Don’t you know that you can count me out

Beatles – Resolution 1

are more than words
Sounds that echo
Inspiring aspirations
As a result
Coupled with motivation
A decision becomes a lifestyle

New Year’s Resolution: To tolerate fools more…

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About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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11 Responses to You Say You Want a Resolution…

  1. Murdoch Mouse, you are the curator of wisdom and wizard of wordplay. Thanks for the thought provoking post! Have a Happy, Healthy ’22 and Beyond!

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  2. Nancy Richy says:

    Very entertaining! Can you believe I finished my last story for 2021 yesterday and the title is … SO YOU SAY YOU WANT A RESOLUTION? I kid you not! 😎

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  3. revruss1220 says:

    Great stuff! Thanks again for introducing us to a wonderful mind, Mitch. Happy 2022 to you and yours.

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  4. Anita says:

    Thank you for sharing great stuff. Happy ne year.

    Liked by 1 person

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