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Monday, December 19, 2011

Christmas Bells...............

'Christmas Bells' poem by Henry Wadsworth
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I heard the bells on Christmas Day
Their old, familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet
The words repeat
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!

And thought how, as the day had come,
The belfries of all Christendom
Had rolled along
The unbroken song
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!

Till, ringing, singing on its way
The world revolved from night to day,
A voice, a chime,
A chant sublime
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!

Then from each black, accursed mouth
The cannon thundered in the South,
And with the sound
The Carols drowned
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!

And in despair I bowed my head;
‘There is no peace on earth,’ I said;
‘For hate is strong,
And mocks the song
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!’

Then pealed the bells more loud and deep:
‘God is not dead; nor doth he sleep!
The Wrong shall fail,
The Right prevail,
With peace on earth, good-will to men!’


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4 comments:

Cindy Adkins said...

Oh my gosh, What a beautiful blog!!! I adore all your gorgeous pieces that glitter!!

I have some free tags & bookmarkers if you need them for Christmas~They're posted on my blog!!

Thank you so much for becoming a follower--so nice to meet you~

Merry Christmas!
XO
Cindy

Sue said...

Thank you for visiting and becoming a follower, If you want my button just copy and save the button into your File, then go into your Blogger and design-add gadget- picture -browse to find where you have saved my button then copy and paste, now copy my blog address and paste in the link. I think you will find this will work.
You have a great Blog.
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Kelly@ Charming Chatter said...

What a lovely poem - and a beautiful blog! I so enjoyed getting to see your family and all of your pretty things :)!! Hugs!

Cindy said...

Beautiful poem and image, Janice. I hope you had a good Christmas!
Hugs, Cindy