Sunday, January 03, 2016

841 - Kicking an Own Goal


Three Word Wednesday requires participants
to use the three words of the week in a composition.
The words this week are: fresh, new, and resolute.


Kicking an own goal

Fresh has its value
But not for resolutions;
Fresh is for raw meat.

Improve on the old,
You already have a start;
The new is harder.

Negative goals fail,
Be resolute if you must
But be positive.

Flexibility
Offers more choices to use,
More paths to follow.
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© J Cosmo Newbery 2016
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26 comments:

  1. True. But please, not as flexible as our politicians. In their rigid way.

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    1. Don't you mean 'agile'? :-P

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    2. Perhaps - some of the contortions they put themselves into denying the undeniable also require some flexibility.

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  2. Fresh is for raw meat... :)

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  3. With flexible goals you will always reach them... Great for new year resolutions

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  4. But negative goals are so much easier to achieve! ..hadn't thought of them being a conscious choice..or maybe habit? i guess with effort positivity and flexibility can be the new state of affairs..also love the picture..

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  5. positive attitude and hard work truly pay their due , well written

    My 3WW post :New Year New Beginning

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  6. This is more realistic approach for resolutions.

    Happy New Year

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  7. Indeed being flexible has its perks :D
    Excellent write.

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  8. ha, "Fresh is for raw meat."

    true that. a better approach to resolutions for sure

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  9. yes,flexibility is what a lot of us could use

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  10. "Fresh is for raw meat." Brilliant. I can't stop grinning at the phrase.

    I love this poem's take on the effects of negativity... It never helps, so it's best left out.

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  11. I really love these words of wisdom for the new year...yes, build on what you have done....and as you say, be resolute, positive and flexible!!

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  12. Yes, let's be positive - "more paths to follow." Happy New Year, Cosmo - 2016 is going to be a great year for writing! I can feel it.

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  13. flexibility is awesome! it can prolong happiness and success. :)

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  14. Well... that was interesting.
    ZQ

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  15. I think resolutions should be ambitious as it is so easy to put obvious things on the list that you can tick off proudly but having achieved nothing.

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  16. Great
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  17. How can one improve on perfection??? :)

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  18. "The new is harder"...I agree...

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  19. Words noted... Best mantra to start the new year I guess :)

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  20. Offers more choices to use,
    More paths to follow.

    It is good when one is not restricted. The sub-conscious will spawn ideas.

    Hank

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  21. and you know what they say about flexibility:
    it is the hallmark of mental health.

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