Living and Giving

A New Year\’s Verse

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“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.”

– Alfred Lord Tennyson

Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892) was the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom for 42 years, the longest anyone has held the position.  Some of his best known poems include \”The Charge of the Light Brigade\” and \”Ulysses.\”  He is the ninth most quoted author in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.