A Holiday Greeting, It's meant for the masses, No matter how full, Or how empty your glass is. The year was a weird one With DC insurrection From Big Lie believers And in the end from Joe Manchin. With Covid we battled Through every Greek letter And vaccines J and J-- Moderna - Pfizer did better. We boosted when able Though we formed a greater schism 'Tween the vaxers and those Who feared the jabs caused magnetism. At times we were joyful, We thought our lives would recover And we travelled a great distance. To see a spouse, child, or lover. But flying's a hassle, The skies sometimes unpleasant Unless you're first class or private, And not in coach like a peasant. We went out to the movies, Or at least some of us tried to Most found Prime, Netflix or Hulu, The theaters we were confined to. We had an Atlanta World Series, And a Super Bowl for Tom Brady. The Summer Olympics were delayed And not terribly paradey. And with Omicron sweeping This month to remember Some leagues are postponing Their games in December. There's now a new worry That is raising its head. Prices are rising, Inflation, it's said. The costs they are higher On cars new and used. On gas and on beef steaks And the Fed seems confused. But a New Year is coming. We hope life will be brighter. So all raise your glasses, And say "Cheers" with this writer.
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