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Christmas gift

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Christmas gift

If I could steal the fire from those eyes
and take them to rule the darkest skies,
We would sit every wintry December
near an adorned pine tree to remember:
when a chorus cried a Christmas’ melody,
You held my heart under your custody.
 
While I untie a bow after a bow,
giving you three kisses over the brow,
You show me the final wrapped gift:
A green butterfly on the finger you lift.
I blow softly and she flies faraway,
You are all mine on this Christmas day.

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  1. Date: 1/13/2013 1:53:00 PM
    You do have a way with words !! Enjoyed this, another, sweet poem. Nostalgic verses !!