O Christmas Tree

I still love to put up a
Christmas tree.
Some years I have and some
I haven’t–this year I will.
It’s a comfort to see the tree
lights twinkling late into the night.

My entry for Monkey Man’s last hosting for Sunday’s 160 as he takes a needed break.  http://petzoldspracticalprose.blogspot.com/

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  1. Thanks for playing along in this last Sunday 160. It’s been fun reading the talent here in blogdom.

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  2. Merry Christmas, wow.

    Glad to see you in Sunday 160.

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  3. “It’s just an old fashioned tree that means Merry Christmas to me.” A line from an old Christmas song you never hear. Your poem is right. Those lights on it are a comfort in the bleakness of the winter night. Have a blessed Christmas.

    larry

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    • Very sweet line from that song, Larry. There’s just something about those lights that bring me comfort… Hope your holiday is a good one.

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  4. full agreement. it must be a very beautiful feeling. 🙂

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  5. The years I put up a Christmas Tree – I leave the lights on – even as I sleep … their is something comforting about having them shining in the night … a magical feeling of peace, hope and inspiration! Thank you for sharing.

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    • Then you know what I mean, Becca. Those lights are magical aren’t they. Thanks for sharing with me too. Have a lovely, heartfelt holiday.

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  6. nice…mine is up right now…i am sitting next to it…there is something warm about its light…hope you have a wonderful shristmas

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    • The feeling goes way beyond the physical tree itself doesn’t it… Thanks for sharing, Brian. May your Christmas be one filled with love.

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  7. I love putting up a tree, too! I never miss a year 🙂

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    • When my girls were growing up and at home, we always had a tree. Now some years I haven’t been in the mood to put one up but I am this year. I go with the flow… 🙂

      Thanks for coming by and sharing, Tilly Bud–that’s such a cute name!

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  8. Androgoth

     /  December 5, 2011

    Yes pop that tree up Gayle
    and trim everywhere, yes all
    over 🙂 And be good too as
    Santa is watching 🙂 😉 lol

    Androgoth XXx

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    • Thanks for the encouragement–I think I will. I don’t think I like the idea of a big, jolly man dressed in red stalking me…scary! 😉

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      • Androgoth

         /  December 5, 2011

        Yes but this guy is holding a big bag full of
        pressies and is extremely jovial too ho – ho – ho 🙂

        Have a lovely rest of day and evening Gayle
        and thank you for offering such quality postings
        my wickedly fine young friend 🙂

        Androgoth XXx

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        • Well all right then–he can stalk/watch me… 🙂 But as soon as Christmas is over, that’s it!

          And thank you dear Androgoth for enjoying my postings–I truly appreciate that. xo

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  9. I, too, love to see the twinkling lights, but I like to see them outside–in the sky or in someone else’s yards/window. I appreciate the lights from afar!

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