March 8, 2017
Each week we examine a theme from a variety of points of view. The theme for this week is anniversaries.
Today’s poem is a 13th anniversary poem about all the reasons thirteen is not an unlucky number.
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Thirteen is a very lucky number,
Having been for years misunderstood.
If thirteen males attended The Last Supper,
Remember, God used Judas for our good.
Though thirteen moons a year might seem too many,
Each extra should be thought of as a gift,
Enhancing nights that else would not have any
Naked lamp to light love’s languid drift.
Yet twelve evokes a masculine perfection,
Embodying a circuit of the sun.
A lunar year, more feminine, needs correction,
Restored by adding beauty, passion, fun.
So may you find this year a lucky one!
© by Nicholas Gordon
Hear or watch me recite this poem and listen to the music I chose for it at http://www.poemsforfree.com/13isav.html. For more anniversary poems, go to http://www.poemsforfree.com/anniversarypoems.html .
This week’s theme: AnniversariesMarch 8: Thirteen Is a Very Lucky Number