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If the Loneliness Creeps In

The normal joy of Christmas is dead in my house. No enthusiasm or anticipation of laughter It will be another day without family or friends I may have a twinge or two of loneliness But I will quickly tamp them down, crocheting them into quilts of frolic and madness The frolicking and madness of one. One who can entertain herself easily cartooning, painting, writing poetry, and pretending it is not Christmas today. If someone Zooms me, I probably won’t answer. I will be too busy, playing. Unless the loneliness creeps up. Then I will Facetime someone. Technology has become my new Santa Claus.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2020




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Date: 12/12/2020 3:41:00 PM
Hello Caren, there will be loneness this Christmas. Too many people will celebrate Christmas alone because of the virus. so sad. Enjoy your evening my friend. Hugs Darlene
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 12/13/2020 11:43:00 AM
Hello Caren, yes the virus has to go. It is ruining Christmas. Only family members in the household allowed to celebrate Christmas. it means no other family members to come over for Christmas. Hugs Darlene
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 12/12/2020 4:31:00 PM
The virus has to go!
Date: 12/12/2020 5:57:00 AM
Warm and heart stopping... a penetrating, soulful, thoughtful poem. So much sadness this year at Christmas... God bless you with a warm and creative day.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 12/12/2020 4:31:00 PM
God bless you Regina
Date: 12/11/2020 6:01:00 PM
So many people will relate to your verse. some will not have even a virtual Santa Claus... I marvel at your talents Caren 10 poems a day is incredible. Throw in your Art and other commitments for good measure... Wow! Take care....
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 12/12/2020 4:31:00 PM
Thank you Shirley. I push myself.
Date: 12/11/2020 3:09:00 PM
Christmas is going to be so difficult for so many who can't be with their loved ones - technology like zoom is helpful but its not a patch on being together at this time of year:-( hugs jan xx
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 12/12/2020 4:32:00 PM
Virtual hugs and smiles are not the same