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Christmas Eve

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Christmas Eve


Silver bells ring faintly through the wintry wooded land from shiny horse-drawn sleighs gliding across powdered snow. I cuddle up to a toasty fire with hot cocoa warming tired hands as the Christmas tree soothes me with an iridescent glow, and gaily decorated presents lie neatly adorned with bows. On Christmas Eve, the children dream of Santa and sugary treats. Reindeer food has been nibbled; cookies and milk are on the mantle. My thoughts drift to ornery relatives and hopeful cooking feats, until I see his profile beneath the mistletoe holding a candle. The Lord's blessings float through me like the Christmas music of Handel. July 22, 2012 For a Christmas In July!! Christmas Magic Contest (Gail Doyle)

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  1. Date: 8/15/2012 11:19:00 PM
    Rhonda... Congratulations in Gail's Christmas In July!! Christmas Magic ... take care~ XOX *PD

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 9:19:00 AM
    congrats Rhonda on a lovely win for this delightdul Christmas poem putting us all in festive mood luvv...

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 5:14:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Gail's "Christmas In July" contest Rhonda.

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 4:34:00 AM
    Spirit of Christmas brought out so beautifully through your poem. Congrats Rhonda on a great win!

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 2:47:00 AM
    Rhonda congrats on your win...David

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 12:18:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win, Rhonda. Handel's "The Messiah" is a favorite of mine (and I love the story of how it got written). Love, Suzette

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 12:07:00 AM
    An awesome poem for Christmas season! Congratulations on your friend my dear friend!

  1. Date: 8/14/2012 7:55:00 PM
    Well done and great laughs... ornery relatives, I wish I had some... Congratulations on your win. beautiful poem. Lee

  1. Date: 8/14/2012 6:17:00 PM
    Congratulations on a joyful poem, Rhonda and your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 8/14/2012 5:54:00 PM
    This is beautiful Rhonda. I think Christmas in July was a terrific idea and with poems like this - it succeeds in bringing joy to us in the middle of summer. Thanks for sharing.

  1. Date: 8/14/2012 4:25:00 PM
    Such a lovely winning poem - congratulations.

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 2:56:00 PM
    A beautiful silver display of a wonderful time of the year! This poem will do very well in the contest! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 2:30:00 PM
    So cool ;) how you ended with Handel and a kiss! Light & Love