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Christmas
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By Linda T. Reich
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Christmas

The turkey's in the oven,
Wrapped gifts under the tree.   
It's early Christmas morning,
No one up except for me.    

The smell of coffee's brewing,
Snow is on the lawn.   
The house is oh, so quiet,
It's early morning dawn.

I sit down on the sofa,   
I can see the nativity.
It helps me to remember,
What Christmas means to me.

This day will be so busy,
Grandchildren filled with delight.
Company will be knocking,
Everything seems right.

I know when evening shadows fall
My heart will be the same.
I hold my Savior very close,
Immanuel, His name.


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Submitted: Sunday, December 18, 2011

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014

About the Poet
I am a Christian wife, mother, and grandma of five, including twin granddaughters. I love to write poetry, take nature photos, and collect buttons. I have close to 30,000 buttons. I am retired after more than 30 years of senior care including 13 years working with Alzheimers residents. I've been writing poetry (like my mom) since I was little. I still have my first poem. It was in a card I gave to my dad. As an adult I prayed for the gift of encouragement and poetry. I think it's so important to encourage others in their faith and also unbelievers. God has brought me through so much and I am thankful for my salvation. I asked Jesus into my heart and have never regretted a single moment. It was a true blessing when 3 of my poems where published. One in a local newspaper and two in different magazines. You can also find me on my facebook page at Whispers of Hope/Linda T. Reich where I post short devotionals, my nature photos and poems. Thank you. ♥


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