A Solstice Carol

The Yule log burns and all four candles glow.
Past the longest night; the Son comes with the dawn.
Gather now and sing the way we do.
And think of those who cannot sing along.

Huddled people  far and near sit alone in quiet fear.
In soft candle lit rooms, we welcome warmth of friends
Memories swirling in the air; for some it’s all that’s there.
Too many no longer here to cheer us.

Gather now with family at hearth, in home.
Roast the meat and boil the pudding; prepare the festive spread
Bring on the Lamb for He is food for us
Awaiting Easter’s promise now this Christmastime.

Embrace the pace of years; go round and round.
Once more, into winter’s arms enfold; the old, grey man’s embrace
The yuletide circle drawing closed again
Return oh sun; Oh Son, bring back the light.

-Bosco (Dec. 24, 09)

Published by Dis-coarse

What I say here may or may not be important...you decide. Read my thoughts and know me. If you like what you see, reach out. If not, move on.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: