September 27, 2022

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Poetry: O Tannenbaum ! by Neil Daswani

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Neil Daswani captures the spirit of Christmas in his latest poem.

Our tree stands up 

the branches hold

baubles, Christmas fruit

red, blue, silver, and gold

the needles and spines

shake out the pins and needles

from having lain so supine 

the tree stretches out its folded limbs

we play carols that help it extend to the stars

 … towards some empyrean 

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