First snowfall of the year graces our lands,
Colorful lights twinkle and sparkle;
Cheery-eyed youngsters gather round television
Christmas specials, and root for Rudolph again.
They nibble cookies and gobble candy,
hunt around for package hiding places.
Soon it will be time to tear off wrappings,
and see what Santa has given them this year!
Holiday happiness left a permanent mark on
many of our psyches – peace, goodwill and happy thrills.
Even the most hardened will soften a bit when
confronted with tables of goodies and joyful music.
Another holiday time is here, and fills us with good cheer;
If only we could forget January, and winter's cruel sneer!