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Cape Town's festival

stars light up the sky power switch turned on… festive lights bring festive cheer
*The City's Festive Lights are switch on early in December which marks the beginning of all festivities in Cape Town for Christmas and the New Year.. A concert is held in the City Center before the lights are switched on at 8pm*

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Date: 11/19/2010 6:23:00 AM
May I suggest a change to verse 2 for meaning and for depth: switched, man's festive power on/ lights festive bring cheers (still your own words). Sorry, I could not resist this a friend ... forbid me and will not meddle so again.
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Date: 11/6/2010 11:58:00 AM
Aye, there's something special about Christmas lights, it sure cheers people up >> James :)
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Date: 11/6/2010 10:05:00 AM
that sure must be really beautiful-- the sky AND city all lit up like that :) well it sure is a double celebration for you so it figures everything's just lit up! very fitting actually ;) & somebody's on a writing roll... can I borrow that pen??? hugs
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Date: 11/5/2010 5:39:00 PM
Hey Wilma!;) Just wanted to say thnx for reading and leaving comments on my writes. As always, I appreciate it. Later, JA
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Date: 11/5/2010 2:53:00 PM
perfectly describes and makes the reader especially me want to be with you and oh yes see the lights too lol lovey Michael
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Date: 11/5/2010 1:01:00 PM
This was a beautiful Haiku about the wonderful holidays ahead. I don't think our town does much of anything.
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Date: 11/5/2010 12:42:00 PM
Our town turns theirs on Thanksgiving night..I don't know if there is anything else on that nigh now or not but at one time there was..I enjoyed your write and learning about your town..Thanks for stopping by and reading my work..I appreciate you taking the time to do that ...Sara
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Date: 11/5/2010 11:42:00 AM
This sounds so delightful, Wilma! I haven't been to South Africa, but they tell me and I've seen from movies made is very beautiful! Yes, lights make all the difference in a festival! Have fun and how's the prep for Christmas going? Is it crazy like everywhere else? Love you. Always, Audrey
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Date: 11/5/2010 7:57:00 AM
it seem you are in a mood for the impending Christmas?
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Date: 11/5/2010 7:33:00 AM
Sounds beautiful dear Wilma my friend.. u start early to celebrate Christmas and we are following this year in America .. as our shopping season began right after Halloween and its usually after Thanksgiving but not this year... our lights are up all year in my home like my tree .. enjoy a happy weekend and thankxxx for sharing this wonderful poem and info today..luv..
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Date: 11/5/2010 7:29:00 AM
Excellent, joyful haiku, Wilma. Thanks for explaining the way you prepare for holidays in Cape Town. I hope you will not be too busy to attend the concert! Have a wonderful (working) weekend, dear. Love, Carolyn
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Date: 11/5/2010 7:20:00 AM
Thanks for your comments on my poem Diwali. Please share my blogs on Diwali festival,Wilma. Enjioyed the haiku on festive lights.
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Date: 11/5/2010 6:06:00 AM
far from india i travelled through your lines to CAPE TOWN.Thank you,Fabiyas
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