Twinkling Lights

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Ger Renton

Ger Renton

Mummy to three boys and now a mother to a fur baby, Lola. Wife to D and lover of music, books, writing and reading. I'm a believer in the power of...

Twinkling lights, stars so bright, Clear dark skies on a Christmas night. Gifts wrapped, piled under a tree, Eyes wide, hearts full of glee.

Twinkling lights, stars so bright, Some children scared of the sight. Routine is gone, crying for their norm, Despite Santa comin' early in the morn.

Twinkling lights, stars so bright, Beeping of machines, wires pulled tight. Watching them closely, begging them to fight, Maybe a Christmas miracle will happen tonight?

Twinkling lights, stars so bright, No where to call home, not just tonight. Santa will find you no matter where you lay, A parent promises through hope and fear.

Twinkling lights, stars so bright, A shakey hand turns off the lights, Memories flow through streams of tears, It's easy wish for this time last year.

Twinkling lights, stars so bright, An early dinner before the flight. A plane taking off, watching it fly away, Fighting the tears, hoping next time they'll stay.

Twinkling lights, stars so bright, A diagnosis which demands an unfair fight. Family gatherings, more important this year, Time spent well sheds many a tear.

Twinkling lights, stars so bright, Clear dark skies on a Christmas night. Wherever you are this special night, I hope some peace & love holds you tight.

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