TOGETHER we are glad and sing today,
Exulting in the birth of that sweet Child
Who to God's Father-heart has reconciled
Bewildered man, and lit with hope's pure ray.
And promise of endless life, his gloomy way ;
Now sheltered calm, as in some halcyon mild
Retreat from war's black clouds and tempests wild,
This year together we adore and pray.
And if, — if, ere another Christmas dawn.
Death claims me hence, (as well he may, for plain
His path before me), yet my soul reborn
Shall visit you still bound in body's chain;
And after, met beyond, some joyous morn.
We shall share true Christmas mirth together again.
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.I would like to translate this poem