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Christmas In July

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Christmas In July

The sun shines so bright in a cerulean sky, As Christmas spirit comes in great surprise; People now in all walks of life, Happily enjoy the moment once in a lifetime. Go shopping here, go shopping there, They all buy things needed to cheer; Everyone joins the spectacular parade, With big floats and motorcades. It is still July but Christmas is magic, It comes on time when we least expect it; Day and night, people are rejoicing, Helping one another in all undertakings. Still skeptical on what is really happening, But colorful lanterns and ornaments are now seen, Christmas lights even sparks in shimmering splendor, Hang in houses, on window sills and doors. In open houses have some special gifts, For anyone who would wish to drop by for a pick; Some are simple wrapped items, And some are sweets or delicacies on plates. Everyone keeps busy but doesn’t go frantic, Christmas in July is a real fantastic; A special event which now lingers in the memory, Because it is our Town’s First City Anniversary!
Note: Our town turned to a city. Date: Aug. 8. 2012 7th Place Winner Contest: My Favorite Poem Contest Contest Judged: 9/7/12 12:00:00 AM Poet Sponsor: Joyce Johnson Note: This was my entry in the contest with a theme, Christmas In July Magic. I’m dedicating this poem to my town Candon City, although the anniversary is not really in July. I just kept the theme of the contest. Moreover, my dearest mother and favorite aunt who are both celebrating their b-days on this month had inspired me to write. The real Town City Hood and Foundation anniversary: The anniversary of Candon City Hood is every March 28. Candon became a city in March 28, 2001 thru Republic Act 9018. Candon City hood was authored by then Congresswoman Grace Singson during the 11th congress. Foundation Day is March 25. -more info were from Mr. Jun Balbin.

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  1. Date: 10/20/2012 8:23:00 PM
    Hi Leo, I'm stopping to to read this one again.. I love x-mass in july... and thank you for stopping at my blog. Weee,, nothing but Libra Chics on there so far... so on your poem, you did not have x-mass in July... well happy first late first anniversary .,, congrats on your win, once again....xoxo~pd

  1. Date: 10/12/2012 7:20:00 PM
    love the poem , check out my other ones,The List,an Angels in heaven

  1. Date: 9/11/2012 12:09:00 AM
    Congratulations on winning with this entry. This was pleasant to read.

  1. Date: 9/10/2012 9:26:00 PM
    oh GOOD I see you got a win for this with PD. WAY to GO. Can you think of a poem of yours yet that I have not seen? Anyway, congrats on this win..

  1. Date: 9/10/2012 1:35:00 PM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win in the contest of Joyce "My Favorite" Leonora. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/8/2012 10:15:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win. Well done Lee

  1. Date: 9/8/2012 8:20:00 PM
    Congrats on your wonderful win, Leonora! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 9/8/2012 12:02:00 PM
    A lovely poem here Leonora!Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 9/8/2012 4:06:00 AM
    Congratulations sweetie well deserved win here xx

  1. Date: 9/7/2012 8:17:00 PM
    Hi Leonora, congratulations once again with this poem, ..nice to see you in your avatar... xox~pd

  1. Date: 9/7/2012 4:57:00 PM
    Congratulations on you another win my dear friend!!! so proud of you!!! God bless you always!!

  1. Date: 9/7/2012 4:00:00 PM
    A remarkable way of marking their new status, Christmas in July. Congratulations on winning in my contest. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 8/22/2012 8:52:00 PM
    Leonora, your story is very heartfelt with real emotions... I love the way you painted the sky with the beautiful Cerulean plush.... I love it... and life should always be enjoyed, enjoy your X-mass in July... always~ PD

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 10:07:00 AM
    I don't see congratulations on this one, but I have to tell you, it was one of my favorites in the contest. you really kept to the theme of Xmas in July. LOVED it.

    Galinta Avatar Leonora Galinta
    Date: 8/19/2012 10:49:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much, Andrea. I've read the pieces of winners & almost were Christmas in Dec. If I only knew, I might have entered my favorite declamation piece when I was young entitled, Cradle Hymn, ha ha ha. But, it's ok with me my friend at least I followed all the rules in the contest for once, lol. Besides, my great consolations are your comments which always give me a kick. Thanks a million again to you my dear friend. luv, leonora
  1. Date: 8/17/2012 11:15:00 AM
    A truly enjoyable moment spent reading your poem. Well said. We needed such a reminder... In the summer things like this tend to ge lost.

    Galinta Avatar Leonora Galinta
    Date: 8/19/2012 10:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks my friend, Carol.
  1. Date: 8/10/2012 12:13:00 PM
    A great poem. Something good to read and be reminded of on a hot summer day.

    Galinta Avatar Leonora Galinta
    Date: 8/11/2012 8:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks a lot Carol. Have a wonderful day!
  1. Date: 8/10/2012 6:30:00 AM
    This is a great way to celebrate a city's anniversary...What a sense of happiness in the air...nice nostalgic write! gwendolen

    Galinta Avatar Leonora Galinta
    Date: 8/10/2012 11:45:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, Gwendolin.
  1. Date: 8/10/2012 5:39:00 AM
    wonderful write Leonora...best wishes in the contest....

    Galinta Avatar Leonora Galinta
    Date: 8/10/2012 5:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Joseph May.
  1. Date: 8/10/2012 5:07:00 AM
    So very beautifully penned! Your poem flows with a wonderful rhyme, very nice work. Liked it a lot.

    Galinta Avatar Leonora Galinta
    Date: 8/10/2012 5:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks a lot, Yesha.
  1. Date: 8/10/2012 12:01:00 AM
    excellent composition my dear friend..congratulations!! :)

    Galinta Avatar Leonora Galinta
    Date: 8/10/2012 4:34:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you very much again, Mary my friend.
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