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CHRISTMAS GIFTS - for contest

CHRISTMAS GIFTS Churches – fill with cameo believers, He sits outside shivering in the cold, Returning to the fold - self deceivers Immune to fate - no battered cup to hold. Snow swirls in mystic funnels lacking faith Tantalizing visions adrift in space Manic angels praying with homeless wraith Acknowledging the cold and simple grace Sheltering in the hearts of troubled souls. God’s creatures seeking welcome to their home Iconoclasts long beached on credos shoals Frozen hearted pretenders to love’s throne Touched by the spirited tones of the bell Swaddled in snowflakes where snow angels fell. 12/13/2015 submitted to – A Christmas Sonnet Acrostic – Poetry Contest sponsor – Andrea Dietrich

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Date: 12/26/2015 8:00:00 PM
Such a great take on this theme, John. Well done, and congratulations on your win and fine placement. Sandra
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Date: 12/25/2015 2:34:00 PM
JOHN, Congratulations on your win :) Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! SKAT
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Date: 12/24/2015 4:20:00 PM
Well, I was trying to guess who could have written this very intelligent sonnet. WEll done, John. Very interesting imagery that showed thinking outside the box! Congrats in my contest.
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Date: 12/13/2015 1:17:00 PM
Perfect for the contest! gl :)-*smiles*
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