Happy New Year from Allyson


©2013 Allyson Latta

©2013 Allyson Latta


Ring out the old, ring in the new,

Ring, happy bells, across the snow:

The year is going, let him go;

Ring out the false, ring in the true.

~ from “In Memoriam,” Alfred, Lord Tennyson


Best wishes to my Readers, Subscribers, and Contributors,

and to Storytellers everywhere,

for a 2014 filled with good health, great friends,

and of course, stimulating reading and writing!


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  1. Without exaggeration, this is a stunning photograph, Allyson. The dripping clear ice over the red berries – a seasonal statement at it’s best. Thank you!

  2. Mary says:

    Thanks for the best wishes. Same back at ya. The berries with the ice are lovely. What a capture.

  3. Cheryl says:

    Absolutely stunning, Allyson, prose and pic! Here’s to a happy and healthy 2014!

  4. Natalie Argyle says:

    Beautiful composition … and that brilliant red against the ice and snow is striking.

  5. Carin Makuz says:

    Love your picture, and the verse that accompanies it!
    Welcome back, and a happy new year to you!

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  7. Chris Goddard says:

    Very professional … and beautiful.

  8. I’m late chiming in here with my New Years wishes, but they are heartfelt Allyson — and I have so many things to thank you for…! May 2014 be a wonderful year for you, and all your creative endeavours.

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