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CHRISTMAS EVE reindeer on the roof crackling wood fire on the hearth stirring memories how magic the night with all its mingled voices for joy shed a tear the tree – family the lights – red, green, silver – bright christmas child’s delight the manger scene with babe, simple animals how warm, natural head on a pillow gazing up at the ceiling a web of shadows young thoughts go racing mist – santa’s elves on the stairs wishing time away till it’s morning those presents under the tree eyelids grow heavy before dropping off this deep, jolly, ho, ho, ho! Then to sleep

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Date: 12/18/2012 5:08:00 AM
The magic of Christmas eve is allmost better than Christmas day for kids Daver.You captured it so well here. Merry Christmas to you and yours .Anne
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Date: 12/16/2012 8:33:00 PM
Fun write, Daver! This fondles memories of Christmas, as it touches the heart. "How magic the night"...happy faces shine like Christmas lights in the morning. Keep well, and thanks for sharing this with us!:) Love, Mikki
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Date: 12/9/2012 2:12:00 PM
Enjoyed your expressive writes here Daver.."
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Date: 12/7/2012 11:00:00 PM
so you don't put up a tree at all? NOt even an artificial one? Our two cats used to sit beneath the tree, but they never jumped onto the branches, thank heavens.
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Date: 12/6/2012 10:09:00 PM
daver, these were VERY enjoyable. I just love reading little poems like these. A few of them were quite haiku-ish, such as the one about head on pillow. Thanks for giving me some new poetry to read of yours!
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Date: 12/6/2012 11:11:00 AM
Daver good set of haiku/senryu, 1,4,5, my favourites....David
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Date: 12/6/2012 10:16:00 AM
nice haikus Daver xx
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Date: 12/6/2012 10:13:00 AM
Ho, ho, ho, ho ..... many good suggestions for Christmas haiku ... I like them all Daver. - Well done. - Have a nice time before the Christmas comes. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
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