Short New Year Poems To Celebrate 2024

Auld Lang Syne By Robert Burns Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And auld lang syne! For auld lang syne, my dear, For auld lang syne.

In Memoriam, [RING OUT, WILD BELLS] By Aldred, Lord Tennyson Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky, The flying cloud, the frosty light: The year is dying in the night; Ring out, wild bells, and let him die.

A Song for New Year’s Eve By William Cullen Bryant Stay yet, my friends, a moment stay— Stay till the good old year, So long companion of our way, Shakes hands, and leaves us here. Oh stay, oh stay, One little hour, and then away.

The Year Ella Wheeler Wilcox What can be said in New Year rhymes, That’s not been said a thousand times? The new years come, the old years go, We know we dream, we dream we know.

New Year’s Morning By Helen Hunt Jackson Only a night from old to new! Only a night, and so much wrought! The Old Year’s heart all weary grew, But said: “The New Year rest has brought.”

A New Year’s Eve in War Time By Thomas Hardy The twelfth hour nears Hand-hid, as in shame; I undo the lock, And listen, and wait For the Young Unknown.

Burning The Old Year By Naomi Shihab Nye Letters swallow themselves in seconds. Notes friends tied to the doorknob, transparent scarlet paper, sizzle like moth wings, marry the air.

Old and New Year Ditties By Christina Rossetti New Year met me somewhat sad: Old Year leaves me tired, Stripped of favorite things I had, Balked of much desired: Yet farther on my road to-day, God willing, farther on my way.

With New Year’s resolutions in the back of our minds, and a sense of hopefulness of what ‘could be’ as we greet New Year’s Day, may we always work towards good times and better days. Click the button below to read more beautiful and inspiring New Year Poems: