Generous the soul that gives what little he possess in such a manner shed a light gave life’s gift away *** ~Some stories are easier to tell in prose~ There was a boy neither old nor young he had two little sisters. He wasn’t strong nor was he weak but always a protector. There came a […]
“Life’s memories are like packages with bright bows” ~ L. Moon I look at you from north, south, east, and west like a cat I watch you and wait sitting on the edge of expectation don’t pretend that you are inert you who shine with brilliant colors holding poignant the past underneath your cheerful bow it […]
Monday there was much to do coordinate Christmas gifts and more so many families this year line of presents out the door a volunteer sweetly smiled I wished her all the best and as we rested from the day an envelope she had left inside the flap were crisp new bills I couldn’t believe my […]
No matter the age some children anticipate waiting and hoping for the Christmas binge possibilities a luring hinge No matter the age some children know the contrast between dark and light snow angels sugary crunch while snow demons take what they want No matter the age some children experience cold fingers grasp tender necks flop […]
We looked at pictures colorful memories early morning squeals mouth-watering scents and glittery anticipation this year tradition shattered I looked at pictures tear fused with the ink unrecognizable monochrome blurs replaced the jolly scene journey into unknown packages empty the air was- the same The pictures looked at me questions […]
we rarely had a tree if we did it was made from pine cones once my mom made one from tissue paper it wasnt what was under the tree it was a magic colorful golden glow perhaps angels rested for a moment caroling down our chimney maybe the spirit of Christmas knew as the […]
along life’s path I picked up a pebble grateful it was not in my shoe along life’s path I picked up a smile funny thing it belonged to you! along life’s path I felt the dawn warm rays filled from within along life’s path I held a little hand attached to a child with a […]
What will you find beneath your tree this Christmas? Romance? or… a wonderland of snow gifts elegantly circled with red satin bows 8 knives for carving 1 rope for climbing perhaps… a lifeless form beneath the fresh-cut Christmas Tree Read my “festive” poem “Beneath the Christmas Tree” over at Pen of the Damned.
This is a story of a christmas where a family was blessed by the generosity of others.