2020 Vision
A Double-Etheree
by Michael Escoubas

year, new
you. All year
long you harbored
the uncomfortable
luxury of changing
your mind, deciding not to
live your life for money or for
status or short-term glory alone.
Wisdom says, Glory disappears into

thin air, like dew, on a July morning.
You decide to live for the simple
rewards offered by work, guided
by the desire to lay one
thin layer of goodness
on a wounded world:
healing salve for
the new year,
the new

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