In order to do something different each week of the year, I have a list of challenges to undertake...

Sunday, 29 December 2013

Week 52 - Write a Poem

Now this year is nearly done
Let me tell you of my fun
A challenge for each week was set
Now have I won my weekly bet?

The New Year brought things to clean -
That's when I was really keen!
Windows, garage, oven, car 
My cleaning powers are above par!

Fun things also I undertook
Here's the list, just take a look:
Sea swimming, nail painting, drawing too
Making sweets - all nice things to do.

I took my challenges to the plot
My paths a dressing of woodchippings got
A scarecrow made to protect my crops
The annual show - it was top of the pops!

A falling leaf is hard to catch
I thought that here I'd met my match.
Despite the cold and wind and rain
New running goals I did attain

Domestic skills I have acquired
By many things I was inspired
Knitting, quilting, making bread
I can't let this go to my head!

As the year draws to a close
My final task is this piece of prose
And with a glass of home made cheer
I wish you all a Happy New Year!

5 comments:

  1. Big Sister Helen's most impressed
    By all the things you've done -
    A year of weekly challenges,
    Some worthy and some fun.

    I went with speed each week to read
    Your blog each Sunday night;
    Admired the most your early rise
    To greet the Solstice light!

    So if this New Year's Eve you feel
    You've nothing much to do -
    Sit down and start another list
    For next year's 52!

    Well done!
    BSH
    xx

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    1. A perfect endpiece, BSH, thank you. x

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  2. Hazel, so well written and so glad you achieved all your challenges. I think I saw most of them and it was fun on the journey with you although I live so far away. Take care and what you going to do for 2014?

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    1. It has been really fun, Sue, and I've done lots of new things, some of which I would like to revisit at a later date. Thank you for following me through the year.
      2014's challenges will be cooking related - as soon as I sort a blog out, I'll pop it on the side bar! :-)

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  3. Better have a look back at your clearing out garage post (lol).

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