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I Heard the Christmas Bells

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I Heard the Christmas Bells

The sky was deep, the air was cold,
An evening peaceful and still,
With each whisper, you saw your breath,
The twilight beckoned this seasonís chill,

In the east above the horizon,
Tis heavens purest light,
This Christmas beacon that guided,
The Wiseman of old, that night,

Somewhere beyond the frozen bristle,
From the village on the hill,
With clarities voice it rang,
I heard the Christmas bells,

A simple quite ringing,
I knew itís sound from old,
One pure and graceful peeling,
Itís blessings of the day foretold,

For it was on this day the Christ child,
Was born unto the world,
To save our souls and give us hope,
Godís banner tíwas unfurled,

The chimes rang out, in honor,
Of the promises that were made,
I knelt, gave thanks, and listened,
To the bells on this Christmas day.

The answer is always NO, Until the question is asked.

© Copyright 2009 Wm. Tracey Bakelar - All Rights Reserved
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Tracey ~

Merry Christmas to you! This was a lively, inspirational noel poem. Thoroughly enjoyed.
Thank you for sharing your seasonal spirit! ;angel:

Love & christmas Light,

Linda
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Thank you so much, Linda, for your wonderful comments on my Christmas Bells poem.

I love the bells.

Merry Christmas to you.

Tracey
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Tracey my good friend, that is a beautiful
Christmas poem, I think one of your best.

A real delight to read. Happy Christmas to you and your family and your mum Billie.
All the best.

Lindsay
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This lifts my spirits as much as the sound of the bells... both your words and that beautiful sound go straight to the heart! *S*

May Christmas be a blessed and merry one for you and your family! *S*
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I do miss the Christmas bells that resound profoundly in the cold nights and through the snow ...

You brought back sweet memories with this peaceful, solemn, heartwarming poem, dear Tracey.

Enjoyed it very much.

Love and Merry Christmas.

Margherita

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Lindsay,  What a wonderful complement, Thank you so much for your thoughtful comments.

Take care my friend,
Happy Holidays,
Tracey
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Ruth,  Thank you to my friend,  Here's hoping you get to enjoy some Christmas bells this season, and may they warm your heart with Christmas Spirit.

Tracey
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Margherita,  Ya know,  Isn't it all about the memories,  The holidays always seam to bring out the best in people, and charity abounds,

May the bells of Christmas rekindle those memories for all of us this season,

Happy Holidays, to all
Tracey
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My dear son,  I just got around to my computer after about a month and found this wonderful poem.  I know one thing,  If I didn't do anything else, I raised my kids right.
    Thank you,  thank you, you are such a blessing to me and I want the whole world to know how much I love you.
                    Mom
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Thank you so much, my friend... and if I can't hear the bells, I can read your poem again and the Christmas spirit will glow within. *S*

Merry Christmas!!!
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I may be late in responding, but I heard your Christmas bells loud and clear.

Thank you.
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Oh and Billie?  Yes, you did raise him right.  You both are such a treat to read and share thoughts with.

Happy New Year.
Alison
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