Ode to the New Year

by | Jan 7, 2021 | 0 comments

By Tawfiq Ali Salmeen Al Lawati

High upon the yonder mountain top

​Rises the sun with its gleaming hope

Ushering in the long-waited year

​Taking away last year’s fear.

With its bright crimson and flaming rays ​

Ushers in the year with promising days

Come hither thou yearning year

​For we been longing to hear

We wishfully offer thee our loving embrace

​Take away the ‘owesome’ last year trace

Come hither come tither O gracious year

​Let us sing in unison a Happy New Year!

(Author: Retired public sector employee, who lives in Muscat.

Hobbies: English and Urdu literature.)

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