Mystic Poet

“MIO BABBINO CARO!” a poem Tuesday: December 4, 2018 for my dear friend Bob Patterson, who came back home, once again!

In some “religious sectors,” CHRISTMAS is REALLY bad!

They will not even say THE WORD – It’s HAPPY-HOLIDAYS, inst(e)ad,

For the term-for-instance (in Japanese) – for X-mas, means “TO SUFFER,”

And, I mean, WHO WANTS THAT? (pause) (’cause) from-suffering-we-want-“a-buffer!”

Yet! Suffering’s appropriate, I think, on-that-particular-day,

For – it was – when The Blessed Virgin conceived, in a meek and lowly way,

And she MUST have suffered – at least somewhat – to have her lovely child,

But, AFTERWARDS! There-must-have-been-such-JOY! I hope folks just went wild,

To celebrate! THE COMING – The coming of – a wonderful friend,

Who was here to declare – that we need-not fear – and that THIS-isn’t-The-End!

That – WHEN YOU DIE, or appear to die, it’s not really cessation;

It’s just: TEMPORARY release-and-relief – from all this trepidation!

So! MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL! and – TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT:

Christmas is coming – Relax! and SHINE YOUR LIGHT! 🙂 – Yeah!

fin ❤

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