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Christmas Magic

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me a Partridge in a pear tree. Truly a miracle was he cloaked in a robe of deerskin as he walked the aisle to me. My Christmas groom ... The forest was a blaze in white. The ancient orchard glistened. The sun shone so very bright. Roses bloomed upon his cheeks ... I walked to him in gown of green a memory of summer past, balsam draped the winter scene. Ice hung from the trees like lash. A grounded bird took wing to see and lit upon the lowest branch of a naked gnarled pear tree. The Holy ghost was hear you see. Alone we stood, just he and I to feast on earthly beauty married beneath a holy sky. Anything is possible you see when flightless birds can fly. Poet: Debbie Guzzi 11/23/13

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Date: 12/26/2013 6:32:00 PM
Love your depiction of love as a flightless bird taking flight....true magic. Wishing you a fabulous New Year, Love, SuZ
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Date: 12/22/2013 6:03:00 PM
I Love this Debbie , reminds me of olden times of Scotland/ Ireland or Norway with the druids, and all the forest creatures. Yuletide blessings to you and yours :)
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Date: 12/19/2013 6:40:00 PM
Wonderful, as in a wonderland of feelings and imagery. I've only a few days left to make spanakopita...me and my big mouth, I just don't feel up to baking. I would much rather walk in the woods as you've depicted here; still one can feel His presence most places.:) I know you've written many poems that I will enjoy, but that greek spinach pie is calling out to me. Keep happy and safe. love, Mikki
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Date: 12/5/2013 9:02:00 AM
Masterful w/an ending of such magnititude...such truth. Well done!
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Date: 12/2/2013 12:33:00 AM
An excellent romantic poem.Ahh I can feel the spirit of Christmas dear.How are you?
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Date: 11/30/2013 7:24:00 PM
Every detail ...every line is special....awesome job Debbie.
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Date: 11/28/2013 9:52:00 AM
Loved this wonderful poem Deb. love phyl
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Date: 11/26/2013 11:10:00 PM
Beautiful write :) And interesting too! I didnt know that! Thanks for sharing
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Date: 11/25/2013 3:48:00 PM
lovely write indeed, Deb
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Date: 11/25/2013 9:02:00 AM
You painted a perfect scene in this poem Loved it.
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Date: 11/25/2013 8:19:00 AM
great POEM Debbie. I ENJOYED IT. FRIEND, JM
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Date: 11/24/2013 12:50:00 PM
Excellent approach to the theme of the contest Debbie.Love it.
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Date: 11/24/2013 9:24:00 AM
beautiful write Debbie...Best wishes
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Date: 11/24/2013 2:45:00 AM
gosh, you really took the contest theme to heart. How I wish I could have thought up something like this. I actually wasted a whole hour sitting and coming up with nothing!!!
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Date: 11/23/2013 10:45:00 PM
Hi Debbie. Beautiful! I enjoyed reading this romantic Christmas poem tonight. Love and Blessings to you and congrats on the birth of your nephew, Rhonda
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Date: 11/23/2013 8:09:00 PM
this is beautifully penned Debbie...love how you tie the partridge in pear tree in to this piece...images are very vivid...lovely write :)
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Date: 11/23/2013 7:13:00 PM
A very different write, interesting to say the least but not bad my friend. cheri
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Date: 11/23/2013 5:15:00 PM
- A beautiful garden wedding as a love symphony .... beautiful and romantic, Debbie! - Good luck in the contest! - Have a great weekend. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 11/23/2013 11:02:00 AM
Debbie, wow!.. I got to get me one of these... ;) A Partridge, ----- Thank you for sharing the light where anything is possible... Who said a flightless bird can be kept on the ground at all times. Sometimes, when searching for the right light.. It must fly.... The beauty of marriage must have been so captivating, that a grounded bird found the perfect spot on a twisted tree.... Well at least that is what the imagery says.... Lovely write. always & forever LINDA
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