I am an online writer who enjoys expressing my thoughts through poetry, sharing travel experiences and more.
Feeling in a haze
With emotions a bit heavy
For the end of the decade
I am now ready
There have been good times
Along with times that were sad
Trying my best
To overall be glad
Movement has been slow
As I’ve raced against time
Stuck in muddy moments
But will soon be time to shine
A chance for change
And a time to renew
A hope for courage and clarity
To embrace a path true.
Soon to be a new decade
A brand new day and year
As we close in on 2020
I send a wish for good cheer
© 2019 Nella DiCarlo
Nella DiCarlo (author) from Guelph, Ontario on February 03, 2020:
Very cool JC, and thanks!
JC Scull from Gainesville, Florida on January 31, 2020:
Excellent poem. By the way, you share the same last name with my step-father! He was originally from Philadelphia.
Nella DiCarlo (author) from Guelph, Ontario on January 03, 2020:
Thanks Linda, I appreciate that. Definitely wanted to end off on a positive note while still acknowledging the tougher times and feelings.
Linda Crampton from British Columbia, Canada on January 02, 2020:
I enjoyed reading your poem very much. I can certainly understand the sensation of being "stuck in muddy moments". I love the optimistic ending of the poem.
Nella DiCarlo (author) from Guelph, Ontario on January 02, 2020:
BRENDA ARLEDGE from Washington Court House on January 01, 2020:
Happy New Year!
I hope your desires for change all work out.
Nella DiCarlo (author) from Guelph, Ontario on January 01, 2020:
Thank you Liz and Lorna
Liz Westwood from UK on January 01, 2020:
This is a lovely farewell to the old decade and welcome to the new one
Lorna Lamon on January 01, 2020:
An uplifting poem to start the new year Nella which I can certainly relate to.