Twittering Tale #116 – 25 December 2018

Happy Christmas to everyone here is a seasonal Twittering Tale. Brought to us by our wonderful host Kat Myrman of Like Murcury Colliding.

Photo by Kat Myrman ©️2018

Every year two red lights, one in the tree and one the attic. Nick looked forward to this stop. Rudolph and the gang not so much. Well, he got brandy and mince pies, they got carrots! This year was different there was a bucket of beer left out for gang. It was zig,zag all the way home.
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Sorry I went over, Well it is Christmas. Have a great one everyone 💜💜💜💜

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenges No. 114, 115, & 116 SynonymsOnly

This is my entry for Colleen Chesebro of The Fairy Whisper’s Tuesday Tanka Challenge..

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY!

This week’s prompt is not to use the words Joy and Belief.

Such Jubilation

The birth of the Saviour

He holds all our hopes.

Can we have faith in this child

Rest assured he is our hope.

Image from Pixabay

Today a child is born.

Irena got there first a huge smile on her face,

Happy to be doing her real job, even if it was in a strange place.

She could not believe the sight that met her eyes,

There was a cat and a dog and the lady from up the way and doves covered the skies.

Well she thought we can’t move her now she will have to give birth here in the gazebo!

It felt so good to be wearing her blues again, Jo was flapping quietly rubbing Mares’ back pretending he was in control…. but that was all in vain!

Anya arrived she almost hurdling the bushes, how are things going she asked Irena, who smiled replied you have made it for the pushes.

So between the three of them a little babe was born. It was strange it took all night but some how it did not not seem long

Annya cool and calm

Mares seemed so calm , in fact she was serene,

Anya was amazed and told Irena for a “first time mum” she was the calmest she’d ever seen.

There seemed to be so many people there,angels people later said,

With golden flowing hair and bright rings around their heads.

The pets from up the road and the lady too,

Shepherds arrived with their sheep they all wanted to be there too.

It all seemed so surreal Oh! was it a dream.

Here in the gazebo with doves and sheep and things!!

The star above the hotel began to burn so bright it turned the scented garden and gazebo into a haven of light.

And so the babe is born.

The first day of the new dawn.

This child has come to lead the way to take us to a better day.

The shepherds brought their sheep

As gifts to the young king and his parents in love to keep.

Josh has bought his friendship band he placed it in the baby’s hand.

The children offered up the paper chain they had made with Mares and she in turn has kissed them all and blown away their cares.

On their way towards the hotel Delph in a limousine our three wise men are approaching fast they want to warn Jo again and fast.

But for now all is light and all is love as the star shines down from heaven above, born for us this day our saviour to wash our sins away.

Image from Pixabay

This is another excerpt from a version of the the Nativity story, that I wrote all through December 2011. It started here Mary and Jo Part 1

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