Interior Christmas (With Snow Angel)

by Andrew J. Stone

The eagerness of children to

do what we are afraid to


cannot help but move us          Is

their willingness the motive


in us that makes us reject?          The

really important things, I mean


my son’s twentieth Christmas present,

the millionth light on the roof,


what do these things do to us?          We

come into the Season with colored canes


black-white, our garland stripped

and buried beneath the ice          And an


angel appears, simply because it is

unexpected of the things we know

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Writers Bio

Andrew J. Stone is more of a humbug than a Grinch. During the Holidays he tends to fill himself with eggnog and coffee. He also sleeps with one eye open. This is a lie. Recent work has appeared at Danse Macabre, First Stop Fiction, Carcinogenic Poetry, Yes, Poetry, and Short, Fast, & Deadly, among other places. He is currently seeking publication for his first chap of poetry titled, "Teenage Agnst & the Ekphrastic Exercise." He was also awarded a National Gold medal from the Scholastic Art & Writing awards in 2010 for his poetry. His words will stab you at:

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