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Christmas Eve Candlelight

Rating: 5.0

Mine eyes have seen the Christmas of the many years before
The children lay asleep in bed, the presents on the floor
The tree decorated with its many twinkling lights
The snow that slowly falls outside like Angel dust at night

The wind outside is calm upon this holy night
As I light one candle for a star that once shined bright
The children as they sleep, they dream of Santa’s sleigh
They vision all his Reindeer, they see him on his way

I think about the world and how it has come to be
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David Lovell 03 December 2006

I like how when the poem first shifts from the peace within to the problems without there is a temporary interruption of 'perfect' rhymes.

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