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Advent, Advent, Hear those Chimes!
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By Quentin Clingerman
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Advent, Advent, Hear Those Chimes

No town crier as of days of old
To remind us in these days so cold
That Advent Season has arrived

But chimes there are if you closely listen
The spirit of wonder and joy do glisten
From Advent messages abundantly supplied

Turn toward the heavens, your sleepy eyes
The chime of the stars with suddenness surprise
Proclaiming the glory of the Son, once despised

With sweeping gestures push all else aside
Let the chimes of Advent in your heart reside
Emmanuel's birth not to be ever denied

Emmanuel's birth never denied


Advent, Advent Hear Those Chimes!(c)2003 Quentin Clingerman





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Submitted: Sunday, November 30, 2003

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013

About the Poet
I am a retired educator. Now 85 years of age. I live in Maryland. I am the father of three ladies and thirteen grandchildren. Four grandchildren now married. I have two great grandsons, Koi Jon and Quinn Manu and a great granddaughter,Sephira Jade. Poems are an expression of how I think and feel. Variety in either case! I am the founder of WordChimes.com WC originated in February, 2000.


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