Donna Sue Poetry

Monthly Archives: December 2013

THE OLD WEATHERED VIRGIN STATUE

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      The weathered old Virgin statue, Next to the garden stairs, Stands in silent witness to So many whispered prayers. Wrapped up in frozen stillness As sleet is raining down, Icicles form around her like An icy winter gown.  The arctic winds and frigid cold, The worst this year has seen, Blast frosty […]

HER CHRISTMAS SOLDIER

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    Alone again at Christmas Her soldier gone to war She feels the sting of helpless tears Just like she did before. She wonders where he’s at tonight In bunk or sandy hole Just wishing she could hold him tight To warm her aching soul. While the Christmas lights are blinking Her thoughts are […]

O LITTLE BOY OF BETHLEHEM

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    O littl boy of Bethlehem Asleep in Mary’s arms Tonight you sleep the sleep of peace No fear this night of harm   Wrapped up in love with Mother’s kiss Her lips upon your brow Your new bright eyes look trustingly As shepherds stoop to bow.   O Child of Love and Prince […]

THE CERAMIC NATIVITY SET

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                        In the darkness of the closet Where no one else could see, There sat a hidden manger scene My Mom had given me. On the shelf above the linens Pushed back and out of sight, So I wouldn’t have to look at it […]