Like a worm in an apple destroys the purity of this sweet fruit
Breaking the heart of your loved ones hurts you to the core of
your spirit and is a forever blight of purity to carry always
like a bag of tarnish loot.
Don't know where he came from or even how he got here
But immediately one thing was perfectly clear
His eyes were special and took it all in with a quick sweep
And though stoic he was, it was also apparent he did also weep
One of my life long comforts is that I can always smell and see
A long ago very large beautiful natural bushy Christmas tree.
Asleep on a pallet on the floor in my older sisters home
I felt so warm, cozy and comfort and my child spirit would roam