The Last Christmas

Searching for some words that mean something to me during this season, I look back and find some that I hope are worth my posting them again.

The Chocolates of My Mind

It is but a few days before that magical night of Christmas Eve. A time when the sounds of the city fade into the distance, and the quiet of the night is palpable. It is that time when for a brief moment anything seems possible, and also a time when memories come flooding back to make the night more meaningful. 

I wrote this poem for such a night as this Christmas Eve, and Brandy and I wish you all a very Merry Christmas, and may all your New Year’s dreams come true. 

The Stars Were Singing

The stars were singing,
In a sky full of dark.
On that Christmas Eve.

Candlelight moved to the music,
Casting shadows upon the wall,
And the wine glasses sparkled.

Your eyes shone brightly for a time,
Your smile would come and go
Like the shadows on the wall.

Bailey’s purrs came as you stroked…

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About Bob Kallberg

Retired reporter. Concentrating now on recounting Joanie's 12 year battle with cancer, a battle she waged with extreme courage, determination and an indomitable spirit, that, for me, serves as an example.
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