New Year.

Lower Marsh doorway

Doorway, Lower Marsh, Waterloo. © David Secombe 2002.

From Tomorrow by Dennis O’Driscoll:

Tomorrow I will start to be happy.
The morning will light up like a celebratory cigar.
Sunbeams sprawling on the lawn will set
dew sparkling like a cut-glass tumbler of champagne. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
…© Dennis Driscoll 2004. The remainder of this wonderful poem may be found on the Poetry Foundation’s website. From New and Selected Poems, Anvil Press Poetry.  In memoriam Dennis O’Driscoll, 1954-2012.

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