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MERRY CHRISTMAS

written by: Madhumita

@madhumita6

 

The silence of the white winter with the frost settles,

When it turns musical with the strains of the carols,

Flow on the breeze sweet happy songs,

The buntings flutter along

With the chatter of children in glee,

Decorating the huge Christmas tree

With lights, garlands, baubles, glitter

And pure fresh laughter,

Warmth flows from all hearts,

Warm like freshly baked tarts,

Delicious smells of casseroles stewing with meat, beans and carrots,

Wafting along with the Yuletide spirit,

Warm smell of cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg

Dance along with the yummy aroma of the Christmas cake,

Gifts packed in shiny packets,

Wrapped in love to be distributed

To one and all,

The big and the small,

As the Christmas star shines bright,

In the freezing night,

When the church's bells toll,

And there is a happy call,

Jesus Christ is born,

With hopes and tidings of a new morn

Full of love, peace and brotherhood,

Changing all things to good,

The whole world will unite and pass warm hugs and kisses,

Wishing each other the best and a 'Merry Christmas'.

Madhumita

Madhumita

Madhumita Bhattacharjee Nayyar, is a bilingual writer (writing both in Hindi and English). A poetess, blogger, lifeskills counsellor, healer. She is also a social commentator and works with women and children. Her works also have been published in various national and international magazines, newspapers, web magazines, ezines, journals, anthologies. The author of "THE NIGHT JASMINE AND OTHER LOVE POEMS", is also the winner of ICON OF THE YEAR-LIFESKILLS COUNSELLOR 2015-2016, CREATIVE WRITER OF THE YEAR 2016 and has won the Indian Women Achievers Award 2016 for Creative Writing.
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