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Ankle Breeze

The angry drubbing from the cold January Sun

Has beaten all the trees’ leaves to the ground;

The peal by a distant neighborhood campanile

Offers but pastel respite from this new winter day. 88 more words


The Church Bells

We live in New Orleans proper.  There are many churches that surround our home, as well as the river and the street car line.  We also have a police station near by, therefore it creates a cacophony of sounds at any given time during the day.  542 more words

The Great Sleeping Giant

Out back of the old house on Sundays
we could hear the bells
of the old church
just beyond a wall of homes and roofs. 39 more words



I’ve always liked the idea of New Year Resolutions. The start of the year holds so much promise about new beginings and reinvention of self. I know in other countries there are neat traditions surrounding resolutions. 151 more words


christmas eve

church bells are ringing
bright notes chime on a grey day
calling the faithful

They toll for thee

“Oranges and lemons, say the bells of St. Clement’s.
You owe me five farthings, say the bells of St. Martin’s.”
— The opening lines of Oranges and Lemons, an 18th-century English nursery rhyme and singing game. 630 more words

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A donkey in the place where the church bells ring

Gill McGrath@ A gathering like magic this was! Sitting in the Church….. 21 December 2014 Happy Christmas to all!xxx