Letter to Santa

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 Snowflakes Softly Falling
Upon Your Window They Play
Your Blankets Snug Around You
Into Sleep You Drift Away.

I Bend To Gently Kiss You
When I See That On The Floor
There's A Letter Neatly Written
I Wonder Who It's For. -

I Quietly Unfold It
Making Sure You're Still Asleep
It's A Christmas List For Santa
One My Heart Will Always Keep. -

It Started Just As Always
With The Toys Seen On TV
A New Watch For Your Father
And A Winter Coat For me. -

But As My Eyes Read On
I Could See That Deep Inside
There Were Many Things You Wished For
That Your Loving Heart Would Hide. -

You Asked If Your Friend Molly
Could Have Another Dad
It Seems Her Father Hits Her
It Makes You Very Sad. -

Then You Asked Dear Santa
If The Neighbors Down The Street
Could Find A Job, That He Might Have
Some Food, And Clothes, And Heat. -

You Saw A Family On The News
Whose House Had Blown Away
"Dear Santa, Send Them Just One Thing
A Place Where They Can Stay." -

"And Santa, Those Four Cookies That
I Left You For A Treat,
Could You Take Them To The Children
Who Have Nothing Else To Eat." -

"Do You Know That Little Bear I Have,
The One I Love So Dear?
I'm Leaving It For You To Take
To Africa This Year". -

"And As You Fly Your Reindeer
On This Night Of Jesus' Birth,
Could Your Magic Bring To Everyone
Good Will And Peace On Earth". -

"There's One Last Thing Before You Go,
So Grateful I Would Be,
If You'd Smile At Baby Jesus
In The Manger By Our Tree. -

I Pulled The Letter Close To Me
I Felt It Melt My Heart
Those Tiny Hands Had Written
What No Other could Impart. -

"And A Little Child Shall Lead Them,"
Was Whispered In My Ear,
As I Watched You Sleep On Christmas Eve
While Santa Claus Was Here.

Author unknown

Thanks Anita for sharing this beautiful poem and site



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