Nicholas Nikolov

(April.6,1988 / Toronto)

The Greatest Night Of The Year

The stunning Christmas tree – magnificent memories –
glittering brighter than the twinkling
starry night above – combined beautifully
with the soft glow of the gorgeous ornaments
that gently rotate – hanging off the branches accordingly.
the oven-baked homemade sweet-smelling aroma
of deliciously scrumptious chocolate chip cookies
baked to perfection, and fittingly accompanied
by a nice cold glass of milk is icy as the non-frightful
frozen winter wonderland that already arrived.
The once booming timeless ever-enjoyable
Christmas jingles of the Holiday carols – sublimely adorable –
decreased to a grand delightful
whispering lullaby’s of a loving mother blesses her children.
Now, all children slumbering soundly and are dreamland inhabitants;
each child awaken upon the Eve of Christmas in the wee hours –
awoken by the clattering clip-clopping,
the jingle-jangly sleigh bells holly – miraculous sustenance;
the angelic-like singing of the winds whistling;
hastily tumbling-wumbling down towards the Christmas tree
in untamed desperation of trying to catch the always illusive
Santa Claus. Sadly, the kids unsuccessful again, yet his extensive
joyfully unbound cheerful heart-warming “HO! HO! HO’s! ”
The “Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night! ” wish echoes;
yet, daybreak has come, the children race down,
ripping and tearing the sparkling presents with a big reversed frown
that were left by Saint Nicholas, but all was but an all-to-real
aspiration; the rest of the lives of all children shall be surreal.

Submitted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Edited: Thursday, December 26, 2013
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  • Suman Kumar Das (12/24/2013 9:55:00 AM)

    Appreciate your sentiments! ....loved this ink..........................Wish a happy X-mas!

    I also invite you to read my new write 'Poet and Poetry' and put your comment (Report) Reply

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