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GUEST,Bruce Baillie Christmas song... where's yours? (38) RE: Christmas song... where's yours? 04 Dec 11

Here's my effort, I wrote this 6 years ago. Tried to do a 'blue clicky' but couldn't for some reason? the YOUTUBE url is at the bottom of the page for anyone who wants to listen.

(Bruce Baillie)

Down the frosty rutted cartway, where the Holly bush appears,
decked around in winter splendour, as it's always been for years.
Round the corner blows the North wind, and the snow begins fall,
Robin fluffs his feathers and he, points the way to Christmas Hall.

Fiery light gleams from the windows, as the snow begins to pour,
sound of crackling Yule log greets us as we pass the Ivied door.
Along with cheery red, green Holly, Mistletoe bedecks the wall,
and these words adorn the mantel, "Welcome now to Christmas Hall".

Here we'll sing the good old chorus, have good cheer and presents bring,
here we'll feast and all be merry, Rounds and Carols we will sing.
Meat and drink there'll be in plenty, quite enough to feed us all,
young and old will banish sorrow, that's the way at Christmas Hall.

This old hall's stood here a long time, strong and proud its walls they stand,
haven for the weary spirit, guiding light throughout the land.
Shelter from the biting East wind, beacon when the light is small,
every year at the mid-winter we come in to Christmas Hall.

Here we'll join the New Years riot, revel, drink and dance and sing,
we'll throw the old house out the windows, as we let the New Year in.
after many a healthy toast then tired out to our beds we'll crawl,
and no doubt there'll be tomorrow, aching heads at Christmas Hall.

When the feasting time is over, when the wind has ceased to blow,
with the mild wind we'll be leaving, through the wet and melting snow.
After Winter comes the Springtime, after Summer comes the Fall,
we'll say farewell till next December, brings us back to Christmas Hall.

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