Insane Asylum.ca - Find real rules and staffing procedures found in mental asylums or insane asylums. Visit Insane Asylum.caInformational Site Network Informational
Privacy

  Home - Stories - Christmas History

Categories

Additional Pieces
Celebration
Old Carols And Exercises
Origin
Significance And Spirit
Stories


Stories

Sery
RICHARD WATSON GILDER With wild surprise ...

Christmas Bells
ANON There are sounds in the sky when the ye...

Carol
O Child of Mary's tender care! O little Child ...

Christmas
ANON Once in Royal David's city Stood...

Christmas Carol
PHILLIPS BROOKS The earth has grown old with...

Christmas Under The Snow
OLIVE THORNE MILLER IT WAS just before Christmas, ...

The Mother
ROBERT HAVEN SCHAUFFLER All day her watch had lasted...





The Christmas Silence






MARGARET DELAND

Hushed are the pigeons cooing low
On dusty rafters of the loft;
And mild-eyed oxen, breathing soft,
Sleep on the fragrant hay below.

Dim shadows in the corner hide;
The glimmering lantern's rays are shed
Where one young lamb just lifts his head,
Then huddles 'gainst his mother's side.

Strange silence tingles in the air;
Through the half-open door a bar
Of light from one low-hanging star
Touches a baby's radiant hair.

No sound: the mother, kneeling, lays
Her cheek against the little face.
Oh human love! Oh heavenly grace!
'Tis yet in silence that she prays!

Ages of silence end to-night;
Then to the long-expectant earth
Glad angels come to greet His birth
In burst of music, love, and light!





Next: A Christmas Lullaby

Previous: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen



Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
SHAREADD TO EBOOK


Viewed: 2942