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🎊 Season Greetings from SoundEagle: Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and Joyful Holiday ðŸŽ„🎅⛄


SoundEagle in Art, Society, Community, Winter Scene and Season Greetings
Koch snowflakeOn this special day of
12 / 12 / 2012
Click here to contact SoundEagle SoundEagle shares a Special Poem and ❄ Snowflakes❅

I have a list of folks I know all written in a book,
And every year at Christmas time I go and take a look.
And that is when I realize that these names are of a part,
Not of the book in which they’re written, but of my very heart.

Each name stands for someone who has crossed my path sometime,
And in that meeting they’ve become the rhythm of the rhyme.
And while it sounds fantastic of me to make this claim,
I really feel that I’m composed of each remembered name.

And while you may not be aware of any special link,
Just meeting you has shaped my life more than you can think.
For once you’ve met somebody, those years they can’t erase,
The memories of a pleasant word or of a friendly face.

So never think that my Christmas greeting is just a mere routine,
Of names upon a Christmas list forgotten in between.
For when I send a Christmas greeting that is addressed to you,
It’s because you’re on that list of folks whom I am indebted to.

For I’m but a total of the many ones I’ve met,
And you happen to be one of those I prefer not to forget.
And whether I’ve known you for many years or few,
In some way you had a part in shaping things I do.

So every year when Christmas comes, I realize anew,
The biggest gift that life can give is meeting someone like you.
And may the spirit of Christmas that forever and ever endures,
Leave its richest blessings in the heart of you and yours.

Author is unknown or contested.
Many variations and adaptations exist.

🎅🎄 Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 🎊⛄

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30 comments on “🎊 Season Greetings from SoundEagle: Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and Joyful Holiday ðŸŽ„🎅⛄

  1. Those are beautiful seasons greetings, SoundEagle!

    In my own simple words I am sending just as much warmth and love to you as I received from your post. Thank you for being here! 🙂

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  6. Wishing you a Merry Christmas!

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  7. A beautiful poem!!! Thank you … and thank you for your support during theis past year. Happy Holidays to you and yours!

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  8. Lovely words sir, may 2018 be your finest year yet!

    – Esme Cloud waving holly

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  9. A terrific poem, both in form and in sentiment. May your 2018 exceed your fondest hopes. 🙂

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    • Thank you, Cathleen. It is somewhat surprising that the excellent poem remains somewhat obscure. Perhaps its length could be hindering it from being used more widely. Even its origin cannot be determined precisely. Have you even encountered it elsewhere?

      Let’s hope that 2018 will exceed our expectations amicably, if not wildly. 🙂

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  10. Sorry I am just now reading my Christmas mail but am delighted I didn’t miss it. It certainly is a special greeting and I send my gratitude for such a sweet gift! Please accept my reply and best wishes for another year of joy to many and thanks to all for remembering that one who is a giver will be amazed to learn such gifts come back again to bless again on another day. Merry Christmas SoundEagle!

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    • Welcome, Marie! Thank you for recognizing how special the greeting is, and for your good wish and advice. May you continue to blog prolifically about whatever topics and matters that inspire or appeal to you! Happy New Year! 🙂

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  11. Seasons Greetings and a happy and successful 2018 to you.

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  12. A lovely poem for the season and every day. We are all formed by our experiences and those with whom we share our time. It’s a wonderful thing to remember. Happy New Year!

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  13. A beautiful post, my friend. Happy New Year! 💕

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  14. Thank you and the very best wishes for a prosperous New Year for us all, new direction for our living world and solutions to our global crises. I appreciate being a part of your blog as well. 😊

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  15. I came; I saw; I conquered. Ooops! I mean what a lovely post SoundEagle … Forgot where I was for a moment. lol

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