A CHRISTMAS POEM FOR YOU.
Somewhere across the winter world tonight You will be hearing chimes that fill the air;
Christmas extends its all-enfolding light Across the distance…something we can share.
You will be singing, just the same as I, These familiar songs we know so well,
And you will see these same stars in your sky And wish upon that brightest one that fell.
I shall remember you and trim my tree, One shining star upon the topmost bough;
I will hang wreaths of faith that all may see — Tonight I glimpse beyond the hear and now.
And all the time that we must be apart I keep a candle in my heart.
Mary. E. Linton.