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New Year Resolve

Updated on February 1, 2011

 New Year Resolve

 

It's early in the New Year

And it's time to decide

Whether to get into shape

Or lie back and hide.

 

Try to lose some festive weight

That's started on my belly

Or eat and drink some more

And watch some more telly.

 

I've got to really decide

To make a strong resolution

To lose weight and get fit

Seems the only solution.

 

Ideally i could work out

And become really fit

Or just have my clothes

Be a really comfortable fit.

 

I want to do some workouts

And then to do them faster

I don't want to be stuck in the past

Or even stuck in the pasta.

 

If i can get myself organized

Maybe sign on at a gym

Get myself into better shape

Even if i don't get really slim.

 

So, i could go and exercise

Then take a well earned shower

But only if i do all this

And show enough willpower.

 

 

 

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      Kim Lynn 6 years ago

      Nice view of the possibilities!

      Thanks,

      Kim

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      This is just brilliant, Michael! Your rhyme, rhythm and flow are spot on. It has the ring of honesty and authenticity delivered with a semi-light hearted voice. Love it! Don't get stuck in the past OR the pasta!

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      michael ely 6 years ago from Scotland

      Hi Kim, Thanks a lot for reading and commenting on this. Cheers. Michael.

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      michael ely 6 years ago from Scotland

      Hi tnderhrt23, Thanks a lot for your fantastic comments. I really appreciate them. Michael.

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      acaetnna 6 years ago from Guildford

      Wow this is great. I need to exert my will power and exercise more!

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      michael ely 6 years ago from Scotland

      Hi acaetnna, Thanks a lot for your comments. They are much appreciated. Michael.

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      Rosie Rose 6 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      Hiya Michael, I enjoyed reading your poem from beginning to end. Your words flow naturally. Well done! I love it!

      Have na nice day,

      Rosie

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      michael ely 6 years ago from Scotland

      Hi Rosie, Thanks a lot for your kind words. I'm glad you like it. Michael.

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      Marina Lester 6 years ago

      Nice Michael, I just wrote a poem called Runners High, so I'm a fan of exercise! Go get 'em I say! haha :D A fun poem, reminding us all to go hit the gym and reach for further potential this year. Thank you and stay well!

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      michael ely 6 years ago from Scotland

      Thanks for the comment Marina. I will come over and read your exercise poem. Cheers. Michael.

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