Change: A Poem by Preeti Bawa Talwar

The new year is a fresh start
A new chapter in life one has to write
The past may have been hard but it is never too late to begin again.

Everything begins with a beginning
A beginning begins with the winds of change
One may not have reached the heights one anticipated
Let’s begin the climb again
For a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

One must not think in terms of beginnings and endings
Instead, accept life as a learning experience
As each new day is a blank page
in one’s life
It has to be turned into a bestselling book
Containing a story of dreams achieved, happiness, contentment and motivation.

Shed the past and welcome the future
Ring out the old, ring in the new,
Only if you have the ability to say goodbye, life rewards you with a new Hello!
Don’t let the past cast a shadow on tomorrow’s dreams.

A new day is all about new dreams, new strength and new thoughts
For the new year is the glittering light to illuminate the dream-lined pathway of future
Let’s welcome the new year with open arms
With a resolve to accept change and begin anew