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Shannon Atherton

(5th December 1995 / Manchester)

A Family Christmas


Christmas is the time of year
for celebration and good cheer.
A time to laugh and shout and sing,
and be thankful for everything.

Santa Claus won't come to town,
If you don't put on your nightgown
and go to bed on Christmas Eve
with thoughts of the presents you'll receive.

Family are a part of it;
the lovely Christmas tree is lit.
The bells in the church are ringing clear -
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Submitted: Thursday, March 08, 2012

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  • Valerie Dohren (3/8/2012 1:23:00 PM)

    Lovely little poem Shannon - shame its not Christmas now, but a happy new rest of the year anyway! ! (Report) Reply

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