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Silent Night

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Silent Night

Salvation was born that long ago night,
In Bethlehem's lowly town.
Little did the townsfolk know,
Emmanuel had come down.
Night time sky began to glow,
Twas a star brighter than the rest.

Never before had so bright a star been seen,
Inciting omens to be guessed.
Good tidings were shared with the terrified shepherds.
Heavenly messengers sang with joy.
The shepherds did as the angels said,
   and worshipped Mary's baby boy.

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  1. Date: 1/16/2013 11:41:00 AM

    I enjoyed reading your poem and thank You for the comment on mine. Your gives off a great hoilday warmth and it rings of a spirtual truth that these days is very hard to find. cheryl dunn

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 10:54:00 AM

    Very beautifully written.

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 11:19:00 AM

    Kim love this....David

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 9:20:00 PM

    This is one of the best acrostics I have ever read! It retells the Christmas story in such a poetic way. I hope you do another contest soon; yours are the best! A wonderful new year to you and yours. Isaiah

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 7:44:00 PM

    gosh, has it been this long since I commented to one of your poems?? I can't believe I had not read this yet. It was the perfect Christmas poem!

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 7:19:00 PM

    Very well done!

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 12:53:00 PM

    Enjoyed this a lot, Kim. I feel a connection to Mary, and though I'm protestant, I find comfort with Mary. Thanks for sharing this. Hugs Cyndi

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 9:54:00 AM

    Excellent Poem and message. Congratulations and thank you for running your contest.

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 9:03:00 AM

    A little belated if not Russian Orthodox.

  1. Date: 1/1/2013 1:56:00 PM

    lovely, Kim. Happy New Year to you – sorry I’ve been away from Soup for so long (my wife recently left me for someone else).

  1. Date: 12/27/2012 11:32:00 AM

    Hi,Kim ! - <3 I want to thank you for all the nice poem you have shared with me in the year 2012, and that you have taken the time to read my poems. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 2:56:00 PM

    Kim, I like this very much...David

  1. Date: 12/16/2012 1:10:00 PM

    Lovely "Silent Night", Kim !!! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 12/11/2012 5:11:00 PM

    soup mail :(

  1. Date: 12/6/2012 6:21:00 AM

    'Salvation was born'...wonderful opening to a beautiful Christmas poem Kim..Merry Christmas! - Tim

  1. Date: 12/5/2012 4:55:00 PM

    VERY nice! :-)

  1. Date: 12/5/2012 8:15:00 AM

    Nice reminder Kim xx

  1. Date: 12/3/2012 2:33:00 AM

    beautiful described about the silence of night

  1. Date: 12/2/2012 7:38:00 PM

    wow this awesome

  1. Date: 12/2/2012 7:17:00 PM

    I love your Christmas poem Kim it has spirit and beauty, Rose xxx