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G.K. Chesterton -- A Christmas Carol
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Chesterton wrote many poems about Christmas -- here is just one of them

The Christ-child lay on Mary's lap,
His hair was like a light.
(O weary, weary were the world,
But here is all aright.)
The Christ-child lay on Mary's breast,
 His hair was like a star.
(O stern and cunning are the kings,
 But here the true hearts are.)
The Christ-child lay on Mary's heart,
His hair was like a fire.
(O weary, weary is the world,
But here the world's desire.)
The Christ-child stood at Mary's knee,
His hair was like a crown.
And all the flowers looked up
And all the stars looked down.

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