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Let Peace Grow
by Susan K. de Vegter
Friday, December 07, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Christmas and the awe of the children
Bright colored eyes aglow
Reflections in all their imaginings
Caroling toe to toe

Hats and ear muffs to fight the chill
Mittens and scarves galore
Laughter for joy in the moments
Peace in our hearts once more

It's the time of year to get fancy
All velvet and dandied up
Bright colored ribbons for hair bows
Red jinglebells for our pups

It's Christmas with all the trimmings
It's hearts full to their fill
It's smells of evening candles
Single ones lit on the sills

Just look at all the wreaths displayed
Upon porches so splendid down south
Notice the bow of mistletoe
Attaching the lips to mouths

Ears to the drone of a jingle
Coming from way down the street
Goodness could it be Kris Kringle
The man most kids want to meet?

The myth of the holiday season
The greatness that keeps us all small
The hardened hearts of adult life
Now beats with the child in us all

The wonder of mysterious giving
The tear in the eyes of the weak
The hands of enemies holding
Our faith now beating in peace

The hearts and broken boundaries
Whether family, friend or foe
It's music that merges between us
It's peace and letting it grow


Author: Susan Kathryn de Vegter
Copyright 2000

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Reviewed by Randall Barfield 12/13/2007
'letting it grow' is the most beautiful part of the message. Cheers
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 12/12/2007
A Christmas wish that all should heed.

Ron
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 12/8/2007
Susan,
You are such a sweet and wonderful person. I always want peace to grow, we are just two crazy hippie girls..lol.
Can't wait to meet you in January!!
Peace, Love, and Light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Walt Hardester 12/8/2007
Susan,
This is so tender and sweet, it did bring a tear.
Ok, I'm an old softie.
Walt
Reviewed by Felix Perry 12/8/2007
yes and that is the real magic that should be Christmas if someday the peace and love that espounds on that special day could be spread to the rest of the year.
Fee
Reviewed by Pierre Ortega 12/7/2007
Yes, Christmas truly brings out the child in us all, and the need for feeling a real peace between each other, Oh how wonderful it would be if we could carry this feeling on throughout the year.

Love, Pierre.
Reviewed by Axilea MU 12/7/2007
I planted it in my backyard and I protect it from the cold.
Peace must surely grow.

Axilea
Reviewed by E T Waldron 12/7/2007
You surely do make Christmas a beautiful celebration Susan!I love this poem, it uplifts the spirit!

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by A PAX 12/7/2007
Beautiful, lovely writing, filled with love and faith.....as always fantastic Sue, pax A
Reviewed by Kathy Armijo 12/7/2007
This is such a "soft" and gentle poem reminding us of the beauty and love that is CHRISTMAS!

God bless you. Kathy
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 12/7/2007
Amen. Amen. Merry Christmas to you and yours, Susan, this is a beautiful, serene write for the holiday season. Well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 12/7/2007
Wonderfully and thoughtfully written Susan. Wonderful images flowed through my mind. God bless and Merry Christmas to you and your family.
Paul
Reviewed by Barbara Smith 12/7/2007
Susan, I like the cozyness & warmth in this writing and I also enjoyed the magnificent images it stirred in my mind. A great write!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 12/7/2007
Beautiful write, Susan; very well penned! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D



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