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Weekly Prayers & Poems - As Long as There's a Christmas

By December 20, 2012

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Today's original Christmas poem, As Long as There's a Christmas, was submitted by About.com contributor Jack Zavada.

Weekly Prayers & Poems
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As Long as There's a Christmas

The first few lights glow brightly,
as you watch the season start.
You know you should be happy,
but don't feel it in your heart.

Instead you think about a time
when someone laughed with you,
and the love you shared then filled your soul.
But too soon it was through.

So Christmas comes with sadness,
and a yearning deep inside,
a thirst for love and peace and hope
that will not be denied.

Read more ... As Long as There's a Christmas by Jack Zavada.

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