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I’ll Be Home for Christmas | A Poem

Honorable Mention in the 2016 ‘Basket of Cheer’ Contest | Grade 10 He said that he’d be home, But home is where he is not. He called to say he’s coming, But something caused a stop. The Christmas tree was ready The songs were being sung, The table was set with candles And the stockings were all hung. And, when the doorbell rang, The house went up in joy, But the ringer was not who they expected, The ringer was not their boy. The man told his sincere apologies: “…Especially on a night like this,” But, their son was...

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