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 Category:  General Poetry
  Posted: January 4, 2022      Views: 36

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"Old Long Since 2022" by Bill Schott
There's always another chance

when the old year didn't make sance;

every new year starts with a dance,

never thinking we all will get pantsed.

There seldom are any plots

you can trace like connecting the dots;

these telephone's haunted by bots,

while the haves try to own the have nots.

Each person will have to decide;

no one will be able to hide.

The ship had left with the tide,

yet we sat on the seashore and cried.

The new year has started with dying,

with both COVID and storms we're bye-byeing;

Old Long Since our tears are not drying.


Acrostic Contest writing prompt entry

Writing Prompt
Please write an acrostic poem with some rhyming.

Author Notes
sance = since (allusion to Scottish brogue)
pantsed = (panzt) getting your pants pull off as a prank
old long since = Auld Lang Syne (days gone by) Scottish
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