Auld Lang sign here, please

Resolving, revolving
promises
made, kept, broken
a yearly event
spontaneously
preordained

commitments
utterly devoid of
promissory intent,
overflowing
self-mockery filling
all potholes on
the poorly paved
road to hell

Resolving, revolving
nothing stays the same
but the yearly
promises to change
though attitudes
ingrained
leave revelatory
mandates estranged

new year, old refrain