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A woman's Christmas

Snow is falling, Bells are ringing Children gather,to go carol singing. Men in the pub, drinking their beer, While mother's are baking, it's that time of year. Tomorrows the last day,to finish the shopping, No time for rest,no time for stopping. Hustle and bustle, shoulder to shoulder Snow getting deeper, feeling colder and colder. Nearly all ready, children bathed and all fed Half an hour more,and they're going to bed. I send them upstairs, excitement in the air. Great to be young,and not have a care. At last I can relax, with a coffee by the fire Still a lot to do, before I can retire. Presents to wrap, trifle to make, At least I've already made"the Christmas cake" The veg is all peeled and sat in the pan, I didn't realize how tired I am. We do it every year,at this hectic pace But it's all been worthwhile, For the smile on their face.

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Date: 12/24/2020 1:51:00 AM
Simon, congratulations on your win in my Christmas Poem old or new contest, Merry Christmas _Constance
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Date: 12/22/2020 10:43:00 PM
Wow! Congrats! Cheering you amidst blest Christmas spirit, while sharing with you "... the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord" (Romans 6:23 of the King James Bible). God bless you.
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Simon Hamill
Date: 12/22/2020 11:02:00 PM
Thank you.hope you and your family have a wonderful christmas.take care.simon
Date: 10/27/2020 5:17:00 AM
Ahhh, indeed it is worthwhile for the smile on their face, one of the busiest, stressful and enjoyable time of the year. Very easy to relate to your wonderful poem. Enjoyed thank you, Emilia : )
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Date: 10/27/2020 6:35:00 AM
Thank you.i wrote it thinking of my mother.when we was kids.simon