A is for anger. It is necessary.
B is for brooding.
C is for chaos. It is necessary.
D is for deliver us from all things evil.
E is for everything good in the world.
F is for framing (and re-framing) the issue.
G is for grace. It is necessary.
H is for happenstance.
I is for a return to the improper first person because that is who we are.
J is for jerry-built or jury-rigged because that is what the journey of life requires.
K-L-M-N-O-P is for “keep learning more nonsense or perish.”
Q is for questioning. Everything.
R is for rest. It is necessary.
S is for solitude. It is necessary.
T-U-V is for the undoing of violence. Everywhere.
W is for “we may overcome some day if we work together.”
X is for xystus, that shaded walkway lined with trees where philosophical conversations are likely to occur. And a word which gave me an excuse to consult the OED.
Y is for yes and for everything that is infinite.
Z is for a zeal for life and for all things social justice.
Now I know my ABCs (for the New Year resolutions), won’t you write your own?