Another Year Gone.

As I step in the shower this day

Another year of my life swims away,

A year I would rather have missed

When my loved one passed from me.

But that year has now gone

And my new year of birth starts.

As the old year drains away

I look forward to the new year

And know that all will be well.

As I now look forward,

To another birthday next year.


  • orchidee

    Oh yes, Happy Birthday, Gold!
    We dunno how old we are, you and I. We were around in 1066, so that makes us age...........?
    See you in Hastings soon?!

    • Goldfinch60

      Yes I will be there In fact I will move from Sussex to Kent for the weekend as i am staying down there for the weekend.


    • dusk arising

      Let us all of a certain age hope we shall see the next birthday without the threat of covid 19 or similar hanging over us and our loved ones.
      How much we miss life's simplest of pleasures when our movements and mingling are under restriction.

      • Goldfinch60

        We will see the next birthday and thoroughly enjoy those simple pleasures that we have missed in our lives.


      • Neville

        there will never be another year for you Goldie as bad as the one just closed .... despite everything I sense this one will be a whole lot better one way or another ....


        • Goldfinch60

          Thank you Neville, yes this coming year will be a great deal better.


        • L. B. Mek

          Happy Birthday Andy!
          Brilliant that this year is ending with you viewing the future with a degree of positivity, I don't think it matters how 'complete' our lives are at any given moment - we are all missing something or someone: but it does make a difference in how completely engaged we are in the now we have been gifted,
          I wish you a year of good health and for those inevitable stumbles you encounter to be as inconsequential as they can be, cheers! πŸ₯‚

          • Goldfinch60

            Thank you so very much LB, we all have stumbles in our lives but this coming year they will be of no consequence as my life is moving on into a good future.


          • Lorna

            Couldn't say it better:

            • Goldfinch60

              Thank you Lorna, much appreciated.


            • orchidee

              Oh lol, one of my brothers and his girlfriend, go to the 1066 town too, usually for Fireworks Display - but I don't think it's on this year. Though the organisers may say 'Cooeee, we're here; it's on!' Well, they might not say 'cooeee'. Oh do shup up Orchi, says Fido!
              How's that day going, with you being 21 again? You must be 22 by now! πŸ™‚

            • Whimsical_1

              Happy Birthday Gold! May this year be filled with happiness and health.

              • Goldfinch60

                Thank you Whimsical.

              • Laura🌻


                Wishing you a very Happy Birthday!πŸ·πŸŽˆπŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽˆπŸ°
                With your positive attitude on life, I know this next year will be a great one for you. Enjoy to the utmost!


                • Goldfinch60

                  Thank you Laura, yes i will enjoy it all.


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