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All Through the Night | A Poem

Honorable Mention in the 2016 ‘Basket of Cheer’ Contest | Grade 9 The wind is gently howling, against the windowpane, And snow is swiftly piling, gathering in the lane. A cheery fire crackles in the fireplace, Christmas decorations adorn every vacant space. But outside in the alley, where it is dark and cold, Sits a beggar boy, with little wares unsold. His body is barely covered by the rags he huddles in, How terrible Christmas Eve for this lad has been! Walking home, a kindly man sees the sufferings of this boy, And pauses to think of the season,...

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