Auld lang sign here please

Resolving, revolving;
promises made, kept, broken

unrealistic, fatalistic, sincere
but well-meaning, still utterly
devoid of binding promissory
intent, bordering on mockery.

Resolving, revolving;
promises made, forgotten,
remembered, disavowed

nothing stays the same but
the negated pledges to change
while attitudes warily ingrained
leave such revelatory mandates
unenforceable and estranged.


One thought on “Auld lang sign here please

  1. slpmartin January 9, 2011 / 12:00 am

    Really found this to be a fine poem…enjoyed reading it very much!


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