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Christmas Eve Memories of Mom

Christmas Eve blurs my tears
Special memories of you
Always at the back of my mind.
They rise up this Christmas Eve day,
Some wonderful and filled with joy.
But one year taints the others.
The year you left us for your heavenly home.
I wish you had not left so quickly
But alas death is indeed cruel.
I knew your pain was getting harder to bear
And you were more than ready for your final trip home.
Still haunting emotions gathered
As you slipped past heaven's door
Surrounded by God's feathered angels.
We pictured you listening to them sing
"Silent night", as you arrived that Christmas Eve.
Still we have missed you every Christmas since,
But It helps to know someday we will join you,
And together we will listen
To the heavenly choir sing "Silent Night".
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Submitted on February 05, 2011

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I am a 60 year old womam, married 42 years. Live on a farm in Canada. Mother, grandmother. Love to write. Poems are a new adventure. I have had story stories and articles published. more…

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