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A Christmas Wish in a Poem

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A Christmas Wish in a Poem

Hey Santa, to tell you the truth, I feel a bit strange
It seems like it’s been eons since I sat upon your lap
I hope you don’t mind as this may cause you some strain!
I’ve been busy playing your role- merely filling in the gap

So you see, I’m really grateful for this time to spend with you
My Christmas wish is for our children; countless, around the world
I wish that they’d be given half the chance, a peaceful life to ensue
And may each, aptly recall that good choices do extol

May it be written upon their hearts that patience saves the day
Tomorrow will come eventually along with its concerns
That honesty and loyalty are virtues to display
Pray God for grace and wisdom, and the knowledge to discern

There may come a time when they may doubt their worth; comparing lives
However, give them assurance, that worth is not measured by monetary gain
That happiness is not for sale; to love your neighbor each must strive
And mistakes will be made, along the way; it’s called ‘growing pains’


For Michael's "A Christmas Wish in A Poem" Contest

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  1. Date: 1/9/2013 2:09:00 AM
    Congratulations ....Seren

  1. Date: 1/9/2013 1:46:00 AM
    Belated congratulations on your winning spot Annalise xx

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 12:14:00 PM
    Beautiful wish. I wish you luck in the contest.

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 9:05:00 PM
    What a beautiful wish for Christmas. Good luck in the contest. Thanks for sharing and for reading my poem. Many blessings. Lucilla

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 6:58:00 PM
    this is so sweet a wish, annalise, inside your well crafted terzanelle. God bless the children. They are even more in our minds now since the shooting. Merry Christmas to you and good luck in Michael's contest.

  1. Date: 12/14/2012 12:01:00 AM
    Another winner from you, Annalise. So good. I like the flow of it. Love the messages. Awesome.

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 9:50:00 PM
    So true and christmasy. Loved it.