Treasure Island

Blossom Mist

(24 February 1978 / India)

Christmas Light


On a cold winter night, I snuggled under my blanket tight
Drifting into a lovely dream, when suddenly I heard the doorbell scream
I ignored the sound n snuggled tighter, hoping Santa would come on a day brighter
Then it struck me, it was x-mas eve, n may be Santa came to take a sneak peek
Excited I pushed my blanket aside, rushed to open the door wide
To my agony no one was there, it seemed the kids had a prank to spare
Sad and dull I walked back to my room, in a lull
But I pushed it aside, poured a large glass of milk n baked cookies fresh
It was x-mas eve, n I wasn’t going to lie like a dead beat
I got out in the chilly snow to get a little tree of my own
I got stars n bells with silver hue, n elves with pointy shoes
Placed my tree high n hung up my sock dry
Said a nice prayer, wished on a star bright, hoping Santa will visit me that night
With that hope, I snuggled again tight, looking forward for a bright Christmas light.

Submitted: Sunday, January 08, 2012
Edited: Monday, January 09, 2012

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  • V P Mahur (3/13/2014 4:12:00 AM)

    Dear Blossom,
    This is a lovely poem of hopefulness and belief in God. Loved it reading.

    I invite you to read my poems and give your views on them.
    you can try this one:

    'Moral Crime'
    What you did with my heart
    Only used it for a flirt
    I thought
    You will feel my feelings
    Of sincere love
    And will be with me
    Even in the deserted time
    But you proved to be
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    .................
    Thanks! (Report) Reply

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