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Quote, December 7, 2010

Posted by ejmoore510 7 (My Page) on
Mon, Dec 6, 10 at 21:31

A Christmas tree! A Christmas tree!
With dark green needled memories
Of childhood dreams and mysteries
Wrapped present-like in front of me.

A Christmas tree! A Christmas tree!
I glimpse a past wherein i see
The child that then grew into me
Not forward fast but haltingly.

A Christmas tree! A Christmas tree!
A time for being with family
A time that's gone so fleetingly
Yet lives for always deep in me.

A Christmas tree! A Christmas tree!
When twelfth night comes whole hauntingly
One lingered look and then i see
No Christmas tree where it would be.

A Christmas tree! A Christmas tree!
With feelings now felt longingly
No corner in my house to see
The magic of that Christmas tree.

A Christmas Tree! A Christmas Tree! by David Keig


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RE: Quote, December 7, 2010

We always have a room-height Frazier fir, but when I hear Christmas tree it is in my mind a red spruce with it's wider spaced branches, decorated with old ornaments, tinsel and real candles, the tree of my childhood.


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