old days remembered
thanks for all that was and is
and new beginnings
family and friends bring smiles
most welcome of life’s rewards
Using thanks and beginnings, this is my response to a challenge from Colleen Chesebro: Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #9 Thanks & Beginnings.
( I may not have put them into words at the time, but these were my thoughts at my retirement party, more than ten years ago. )