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Christmas Eve Poem

Earlier in the year my Grandmother died. When we were sorting through her things, we came across this poem called Christmas Eve. I'm not sure when she wrote it, but I thought I'd share it with you.

Christmas Eve by Mary Cooper

On Christmas Eve my mother read
The story once again
Of how the little child was born
And of the three Wise men

And how by following the star
They found Him where he lay
And brought Him gifts; and that is why
We keep our Christmas day

And when she read it all, I went
And looked across the snow
And thought of Jesus coming
As He did so long ago.

I looked into the East and saw
A great star blazing bright;
There were three men upon the road
All black against the light

I thought I heard the angels sing
Away upon the hill
I held my breath… it seemed as if
The whole great world were still

It seemed to me the little child
Was being born again
And very near… and THEN somehow
Was NOW… or NOW was THEN.
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Thanks for sharing. It is a wonderful poem.
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That's beautiful, thanks for sharing.
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Very beautiful poem! Thank you for sharing!
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That was a nice poem! Thanks for sharing.
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Beautiful. Great authorship by your grandmother!
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