Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Posts from Your Archives – 2022 – Christmas and New Year Special – A Christmas Eve Poem: Children Singing in Latin by Elizabeth Gauffreau

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Since this series began in January 2018 there have been over 1200 Posts from Your Archiveswhere bloggers have taken the opportunity to share posts to a new audience…

The topics have ranged from travel, childhood, recipes, history, family and the most recent series was #PotLuck where I shared a random selection of different topics.

This series is along the same lines and is a celebration of Christmas and New Year.

Today author and poet Elizabeth Gauffreau shares one of her poems that captures the essence of the meaning of Christmas.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, East Greenwich, Rhode Island*

Children Singing in Latin

When was the last time
You heard children
Singing in Latin,

Every note clear and sweet,
Every vowel in its proper place,

Your gaze transfixed
By the unwavering flame
Of brass-tipped beeswax?

If you ever again
Hear children
Singing in Latin,

Will you dare
Turn around
To…

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