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Sonnets At Christmas I

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This is the day His hour of life draws near,
Let me get ready from head to foot for it
Most handily with eyes to pick the year
For small feed to reward a feathered wit.
Some men would see it an epiphany
At ease, at food and drink, others at chase
Yet I, stung lassitude, with ecstasy
Unspent argue the season's difficult case
So: Man, dull critter of enormous head,
What would he look at in the coiling sky?

But I must kneel again unto the Dead
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Michael Walker 19 December 2019

Most topical now that Christmas is very near. I like to hear the Christmas bells 'Ring out the silence I am nourished by'. One of the better Christmas poems, of which there are many.

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