If God brought you to it,
He will get you through it.

03 January 2011

The Road Ahead

a time to reflect
severed ties there were many
what has gone awry?

a year marked by pain
perhaps the one ahead holds
a better promise...

that of beginnings
instead of tearful endings
long-lasting friendships

© Bing (PinkLady) 2011

Musical Monday... What Moves You?
Do You Know Where You're Going To?
by Diana Ross 
(Theme from "Mahogany")

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Sandee January 3, 2011 at 11:27 PM  

I hope this year holds for you many wondrous things. Love Diana Ross. I've not heard that in many years.

Have a terrific day and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. Big hug. :)

Bing (PinkLady) January 3, 2011 at 11:56 PM  

hi sandee. i've got a lot of catching up to do here. i was away from the blogging world for 2 weeks. i missed you girl!

i do hope the new year brings more blessings. i wish you all the best in the year ahead!


Peggy January 4, 2011 at 12:53 AM  

Good song, love Diana R.
Happy New Year pink lady!

Thom January 4, 2011 at 2:13 AM  

That is excellent my friend. I know 2011 is going to be great for you. Your poem is right on the money and the video soooo compliments it :)

Nanka January 4, 2011 at 2:37 AM  

All good wishes coming your way for now and all through the New Year!! Hope the year brings lots of joy, peace and happiness.

Sherry Blue Sky January 4, 2011 at 7:05 AM  

So nice to see you posting, Bing. We missed you! I hope the new year brings you all of the love and happiness you so deserve.........so nice to have a brand new year beginning.

Bing (PinkLady) January 4, 2011 at 7:12 AM  

peggy, i'm glad that you like the song i chose for musical monday. thanks for stopping by. happy new year! :)

Bing (PinkLady) January 4, 2011 at 7:14 AM  

thom, i do hope that 2011 will be brighter for everyone. thanks for the well wishes and for appreciating my post. happy new year to you, my friend! :)

Bing (PinkLady) January 4, 2011 at 7:14 AM  

nanka, thanks so much for the well wishes. happy new year!

Bing (PinkLady) January 4, 2011 at 7:16 AM  

sherry, i missed blogging. i'm so glad to be back and writing poetry again. i missed all of you too. i hope you enjoyed the holidays. happy new year! :)

Amanda Moore January 4, 2011 at 7:44 AM  

this song has beautiful sentiment for the start of this new year. Bing I wanted to thank you so much for all the well wishes over the holidays you're truly giving and I appreciate it!

Rosidah Abidin January 4, 2011 at 7:56 AM  

I'm joining you for better promises and long lasting friendships. Diana Ross is one of my favorite singers. I love her. Have a great year, dear.

Becca January 4, 2011 at 9:38 AM  

I've never heard this song before...I'm guessing it's older. It's very sweet!

Bing (PinkLady) January 4, 2011 at 12:56 PM  

amanda, i'm glad that you like my pick. thanks for your kind words.

Bing (PinkLady) January 4, 2011 at 12:57 PM  

rosidah, here's wishing you all the best for 2011... thanks for stopping by. :)

Bing (PinkLady) January 4, 2011 at 12:59 PM  

hi becca, now i feel so old. lol! i love this song for its message and melody. i'm glad that you like it too. thanks for stopping by.

pr910 January 4, 2011 at 11:56 PM  

Your poetry was beautiful...touched a chord in me...i do hope that this year brings you a great deal of happiness.

Amanda Moore January 5, 2011 at 8:45 AM  

I had to come back and read those Haiku again they're lovely let us hope they are prophecy as well

fiveloaf January 6, 2011 at 2:55 AM  

wow! a pointer from your heart.. great bing! mine for this thursday: http://fiveloaf.wordpress.com/2010/02/14/hunger/

Sumit Sarkar January 6, 2011 at 4:38 PM  

a promise of better beginnings...
I love it :)

scentofmyheart January 8, 2011 at 4:32 PM  

This would be a perfect entry for the Monday Potluck hosted at Jingle Poetry Hello, Week 17 Theme is The Road Ahead!

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Let me know if you have questions..

We are open Sunday, 8pm until Wednesday, 8pm, American Central time..

Arts web show January 8, 2011 at 5:47 PM  

You wrote some rather meaningful haikus here.
I'm confident that 2011 will be a good year for a great many of us.
We just need to try keep that positive frame of mind

Jingle January 9, 2011 at 11:32 PM  

Happy New Year..

keep radiating...

lovely post.

Jingle January 9, 2011 at 11:32 PM  

YEAH!, you win The Celebrate Poet of 2010 Award

Happy Sunday!
Come to our potluck tonight,

Theme: Journey and the road ahead.

Being happy doesn't mean everything's perfect. It means you decide to see beyond the imperfections.

"Count your blessings. Once you realize how valuable you are and how much you have going for you, the smiles will return, the sun will break out, the music will play, and you will finally be able to move forward to the life that God intended for you with grace, strength, courage and confidence." ~ Og Mandino

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