X Marks the Spot

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X marks the spot,

a treasure-trove hoard

where what last year buried

is New Year’s reward…

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Curtain Call

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Curtain closes on the year –

Prompters readjust new lines;

Actors memorize the script,

Backstage hands construct new signs.

Writers seek the perfect words,

Props are found and set in place;

When the curtain opens next,

2012 will be replaced.