Celebrating the Season with Poetry

The Zebra Pit staff and our families would like to wish you and yours a bright and beautiful holiday. Instead of our usual Wednesday chronic illness post, Pamela Jessen has written some lovely poetry for the community to enjoy!

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Snow falling, crisp winter air
Twinkling lights are everywhere
Trees adorned, candles lit
Every year, we wait for it

Christmas Magic

Presents wrapped, children fed
Sugarplum dreams when we’re all in bed
Favourite stories, traditions too
Mistletoe and a kiss for you

Christmas Magic

Happy kids with gifts galore
Some from Santa, some from store
Eggnog, cookies, one more feast
The Grinch, himself and a carved Roast Beast

Christmas Magic

Feeling thankful, blessed as well
Lots of memories and stories to tell
Another year, we made it through
You with me and me with you

Christmas Magic

by Pamela Jessen

*All Rights Reserved. “Christmas Magic” may not be reprinted without the permission of the author. Thank you.

Pamela Jessen lives in Langford, BC Canada. She is a blogger who writes about Chronic Pain, Chronic Fatigue and Invisible Illness at pamelajessen.com.  She also writes for The Mighty,  PainResource.com and various independent publications. Pamela is also a Patient Advocate with the Patient Voices Network in BC.  She sits on 4 committees and one Provincial working group and has also been involved in advocacy work at the Canadian National level as well. Pamela is married to her amazing husband Ray and they have one cat named Dorie. 

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