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‘Tis The Season
(Christmas 2013) 

Christmas tree,
Package bright
Star atop,
Silent night. 

Snow may fall
Bells will ring
Mistletoe,
Children sing. 

Making candy,
Shoot the breeze;
Building bonds,
Memories.

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*I sent this poem in Christmas cards I mailed in 2013.

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© Dennis Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2014.

 

 

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Christmas in the post-War United States

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Shopping Today?

Crazy folks!
Wet, cold.  Out in droves –
Oh! Christmas.

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A Bit Extra

Bow, ribbons –
A Christmas present.
And more – love.

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Calling Teetotalers, Too

Get ready.
Christmas hangover –
Credit cards.

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Christmas Paradox

Tis often
Coldest of weather,
Warmest hearts.

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Night and Day

Not a match:
Wild and hectic day;
Silent night.

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Man’s Tradition

Birth of Christ?
Not Christmas.  Best guess?
In the spring.

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Trip Dilemma

We have room
For Christmas presents,
Or the kids.

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* The haiku I write are lines of 3-5-3 syllables instead of 5-7-5.

See Haiku article here for explanation, if needed: https://thebardonthehill.wordpress.com/2011/08/08/haiku/

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© Dennis Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2011.

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