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Christmas Eve of Old

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Christmas Eve of Old

In harmony that the angels hear
Sweet music of a Midnight Clear
With reverent voices, in joyful mode
A sacred song of long ago
A velvet night while stars appear
Old carols sung on captured ear
Around a piano, where candles glow
Outside the air, with breath of snow
A fireside, where flames enchant
Old memories, from lips recant
'Neath mistletoe, two lovers kiss
A soul renewed, a spirit lifts
Some lift their glass to make a toast
While others sing of Heavenly Host
Beneath a tree, the children guess
Then off to bed, with kisses blessed
In harmony that the angels hear
Sweet music about a Midnight Clear

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  1. Date: 12/19/2009 11:26:00 AM
    Puts one in the Christmas spirit.:) So cheer, beautiful, and alive...Love, Sara

  1. Date: 12/18/2009 7:39:00 PM
    Thankxxx for your most welcome comments on my poetry Carrie and your blog comments as well.. luv the participation in blogging... u are such an inspiration to all of us on the Soup... enjoy your poetry very much... blessings... luv... happy holidays ... Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 12/18/2009 1:37:00 PM
    This sends nostalgic shivers down my spine. Love it. Love, daver

  1. Date: 12/18/2009 7:21:00 AM
    Congrats on your success in Elaine's contest Carrie.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 12/18/2009 5:30:00 AM
    Great poetry from your pen Carrie.. congrats on your winning poem in Lainie's contest.. I just was notified my entry also won an honorable mention as yours did... posted on Lainie's blog this morning.. blessings... luv... happy holidays... Linda-Marie

  1. Date: 12/18/2009 3:34:00 AM
    This is beautiful, Carrie. Carrie, Please read my blog posted this morning. You were one of the winners in my Tell me a Story contest, but I goofed. Please forgive me. Love, Lainie

  1. Date: 12/17/2009 11:06:00 PM
    love the way this one rolls of the tomgue

  1. Date: 12/17/2009 7:45:00 PM
    This is so nice Carrie...Enjoyed...Marty

  1. Date: 12/17/2009 6:32:00 PM
    Your poem is filled with so many wonderful images of Christmas and the joyous spirit that accompanies the holiday season, Carrie. Hope your holidays are filled with happiness and love! Merry Christmas, my friend. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/17/2009 5:50:00 PM
    Good Christmas write. Keep the creative and magical pen flowing. Sara

  1. Date: 12/17/2009 3:35:00 PM
    This is really good, Carrie! Great imagery! Brings back good memories! Peace and love to you! Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

  1. Date: 12/17/2009 3:23:00 PM
    A nice story about Christmas the way it used to be,,,,,good write.thanks on The Old Soldier...I wrote that about my Dad that was wounded in WWII in Europe...until the day that he died at 65. He still had those nightmares..Merry Christmas..Danny

  1. Date: 12/17/2009 2:20:00 PM
    WOW! WOW!!WOW!!! Girl you nailed it! this is it. this is what poetry is a bout Tallent. ok a small graduation is in place. this is going to me favs. John Henry Loving III

  1. Date: 12/17/2009 9:10:00 AM
    Always the sentimental ... the lover of the beautiful, the singer of sweet memories ... always the true friend, the inspiration that makes you feel belonging ... especially when you write a comment on a poem of mine, especially just to see your name so special there ... always I read your poems patiently chewing them for their pure delight. Thanks, with compliments of the season.

  1. Date: 12/17/2009 5:25:00 AM
    Takes me right back to my childhood and many wonderful Christmas memories...being a music lover like you, my favorite carols are 'The First Noel' and 'Oh Come all Ye Faithful' sung by a huge choir accompanied by an orchestra....Merry Christmas! - Tim

  1. Date: 12/16/2009 11:56:00 PM
    Things aint what the used to be Carrie,(sadly).One for the favourites to re-read and take out like the Christmas decorations.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments and encouraging words.

  1. Date: 12/16/2009 11:40:00 PM
    Thank you for your welcome blog comments Carrie.Christmas Blessings.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 12/16/2009 4:34:00 PM
    nicley penned, enjoyed reading

  1. Date: 12/16/2009 2:53:00 PM
    Such a beautiful Christmas story Carrie. You made each line ryhme magically too in this captivating couplet. Not easy to do. I think I'll read it again, smile. Thanks for sharing, Love Light Patty