Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Merry Christmas

A diamond day
the long skin
of night
with silent lips
of pear-shaped cut,
birthing the blood
of resurrection
in that most
sacred stone,
the human heart


Merry Christmas and
Happy Holidays, everyone!
Hug your loved ones tight,
and your kids (if you got 'em)
tighter.  I hope the warmth of
the season embraces you all.


David Cranmer said...

Thanks Sarah. And a Merry Christmas to you and yours!

bard said...

Merry Christmas to you as well!

Nevine said...

"that most sacred stone" says it all. Sarah, your words are lovely and warm. And I do wish you a beautiful holiday season, a wonderful Christmas, and a very happy New Year. All the best to you and yours. :-)


catvibe said...

You are my metaphor queen Ms. Sarah, what a gorgeous poem, and what a shiny and beautiful stone come to life thing you have there within. Thank you and all your inspirations for sharing that gift with us. Have a lovely and wonderful Christmas Sarah.

Charles Gramlich said...

You use words like a sculpter uses a chisel on stone to bring out the beauty. Very nice!

the walking man said...

Hope it became all you desired for us in your own home Sarah, and ten fold more to the one who blessed than them that received the blessing.

Margaret said...

Merry Christmas to you too Sarah. Hope you had wonderful holidays with your family.

Thank you for this exquisite poem and the photo is just beautiful.

Karen said...

What a beautiful sentiment! I hope your holiday has been wonderful, Sarah!

Aniket said...

Reading "if you've got them" made me think. Am I the only one here who falls in that category. *sigh*

Merry Christmas and a happy new year to you and your loved ones too!

I am having the time of my life for the past two weeks. Bro. gifted me a Joker t-shirt and a Joker coffee mug. He had that look of Calvin's dad: Whatever makes him happy! :D

Sarah Hina said...

Everyone: I'm climbing out of the holiday stupor, and ready to get going again! :)

Thank you all for your kind words here, and I hope that those of you celebrating enjoyed a warm and wonderful holiday with your families.

Rick said...

What an incredibly lovely poem and gift, Sarah. Thank you so much and the best to you and yours- Happy New Year!

Vesper said...

Happy New Year, Sarah!

May it bring the most wonderful things to you and your loved ones!


gabrielle said...

Thank you for your incandescent spirit, the glow in your words.
May your year be filled with reflections of light, laughter and friendship and may love be born in every new moment.

the walking man said...

My dear cohort of pen and pain, pleasure and sorrow. I just stopped by on my way through to say "have a good today not tomorrow."

joaquin carvel said...

a warm (if woefully belated) wish for you and yours - may there be many diamond days this year. :)

Sarah Hina said...

Gabrielle, I'm sorry I'm so late in responding to your beautiful words. They put a glow in my heart. Thank you so much, and all the best for the new year.

Mark, a good today is all we need. Thanks so much for that reminder.

Joaquin, for you and yours, too. :)

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