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The Christmas Chills

Shopping, Shopping, Christmas shopping! Enough! I have had enough, It's stressing me out; I gather all the gift lists and toss them into the fire. I pull the plug on the entire Christmas decor and slam shut the doors and windows against a melee of my kith and kin, against a howling wind against a starless frosty night. I wish for the grumpy Grinch to return and steal this boisterous and rambunctious festivity again. I shut off the Christmas music and plunge my home in total darkness and silence. I drop down on my knees, depressed, sorrowful and forlorn, I fold my hands, bow my head and cry silently, trying to lighten the turmoil within, To mend the lilt of the true spirit of Christmas that time has set awry. Way past midnight I light a solitary candle and venture to gather some warmth from its gentle and heartening glow. ~The Darker side of Christmas ~Sponsor: Richard Lamoureux

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Date: 12/23/2019 4:35:00 AM
Abdul, congratulations on your winning placement with your well penned emotional poem!
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Date: 12/22/2019 7:24:00 PM
Well expressed, congrats and thanks for entering my contest.
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Date: 12/18/2019 8:04:00 PM
Great emotion! I love how you ended the poem...way past midnight, solitary candle with a warm, gentle, heartening glow. Just beautiful!
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Abdul Malik
Date: 12/19/2019 9:58:00 PM
Hey, nice hearing from you again. I wish you BEST of Christmas and a very Happy New Year.