Christmas Bells

Christmas Bells by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men! And thought how, as the day had come, The belfries of all Christendom Had rolled along The unbroken song Of peace on earth,… Continue reading Christmas Bells

Reflections of Christmas Present and Past

It’s Wednesday, December 25, 2013, Christmas Day. It’s a beautiful, sunny day in north Texas. The temperature is 52.4 degrees Fahrenheit. The time is 1:48 PM. I have a load of laundry going. I’m sitting in my home office listening to “Carpenter’s Gold: Greatest Hits”. The current song playing is “Superstar”. I’m listening to it… Continue reading Reflections of Christmas Present and Past

Poem: The Holidays Are Gone

The Holidays Are Gone Malls full of people, shopping now Going their own way, credit cards in hand Decorations hanging, red and green The holidays have come and gone Malls full of people, crowds never end Blank stares on faces, in lines they stand Displays in windows, people stop and stare The holidays have come… Continue reading Poem: The Holidays Are Gone