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They Too Would Weep

He opened his box on Christmas morn That wondrous day when Christ was born, But it was no gift... he softly wept, It was his bed, for here he'd slept. His belongings in two carrier bags Cast off clothes, mainly rags, Who in their homes could believe That beneath a bridge on Christmas eve People huddled in fitful sleep, If they saw...they too would weep. Entry for The darker side of Christmas Poetry Contest Sponsored by Richard Lamoureux 20/12/2019. Placed 2nd.

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Date: 1/11/2020 1:08:00 PM
This is a first place winner for me Gary and is going into my Faves! xxoo
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Gary Smith
Date: 1/11/2020 3:18:00 PM
Thank you Connie. :)
Date: 12/24/2019 11:22:00 AM
Congratulations Gary. Good choice of subject for this contest.
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Date: 12/24/2019 11:27:00 AM
Thank you Nina. :)
Date: 12/23/2019 11:04:00 AM
Congratulations on your deeply moving, winning poem, Gary.
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Date: 12/23/2019 11:05:00 AM
Thank you Sam. :)
Date: 12/23/2019 4:24:00 AM
Congratulations on your winning poem Gary, your poem is so true to life and so sad.
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Date: 12/23/2019 4:50:00 AM
Thank you Tania. :)
Date: 12/22/2019 7:14:00 PM
Congrats, thanks for entering my contest. A superb piece. Very close to getting top placement.
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Gary Smith
Date: 12/23/2019 2:47:00 AM
Thank you Richard. :)
Date: 12/21/2019 4:05:00 PM
Sad that people have to live like that any time of year; well penned piece, with great feeling.
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Date: 12/21/2019 4:17:00 PM
Thank you M.L. :)
Date: 12/20/2019 3:37:00 AM
Wonderful poem Gary. Best of luck in the contest
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Gary Smith
Date: 12/20/2019 3:40:00 AM
Thank you Gregory. :)