"If my Valentine you won't be
I'll hang myself on my Christmas tree."
Okay, I know, that quote really doesn't seem like a great poem for such a family holiday.
Let's try again.
"... freshly cut Christmas trees smelling of stars and snow and pine resin
inhale deeply and fill your soul with wintry night... ."
A Familiar Rain
That's better, but not quite right either!
"He was a simple honest man. He never strayed,
He never drank he never smoked, and he never kissed a maid.
And when he passed away his insurance was denied.
Because he never lived, they claimed he never died."
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Hmmm... That last one leaves us with something to think about,
but it's not very festive.
"Christmas, when observed with the right spirit,
still has the power to call miracles from
Heaven to Earth."
~Richelle E Goodrich
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There... that's better!
From Our House To Yours...