Jill the Acadian/Jill l'Acadienne

La vie à travers les yeux d'une Acadienne et les aspects culturels de celle-ci. Si vous voulez partager quelque chose(concert ou un endroit visité), laissez un commentaire/The life of an Acadien woman, and her cultural aspect. If you want to share something about your cultural life(show or a good place visited), leave a comment.


lundi, décembre 24, 2007

Monbday Poetry Train - L'Arbre

Looking at the Tree/Regardant l'Arbre
With Sparkle in their eyes/ Avec des étincelles dans leurs yeux
Seeing their reflection/ Voyant leur réflection
In the the icy ornements/ Dans les décorations scintillantes
Wondering what could be / Se demandant ce qu'il peut
Hidden inside these boxes/ Y avoir de cacher dans ces boites
Asking us/ Nous demandant
How many time/ Oh, combien de fois
Is left before that Day/ Reste-t-il de temps avant ce Jour
Could they turn on the light/ Peuvent-ils allumer les lumières
What would they leave for Santa/ Que resteront-ils au Père Noël
Tonight/ Ce soir
In a last prayer/Dans une dernière prière
They wish for everyone well being/ Ils souhaitent pour le bien être de tous
But there is only one thing on their mind/Mais dans leur esprit, une seule chose
Is tomorrow/ Demain
When they would / Quand ils pourront
Finally/ Finallement
Open those presents/ Ouvrir ces cadeaux
Under the Tree/ Sous l'Arbre

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  • At 9:56 p.m., Blogger Wylie Kinson said…

    You've captured the anticipation!

    My Poetry Train is at Six Degrees of Sexy: http://sixdegreesofsexy.blogspot.com

    Happy Holidays :)

  • At 10:06 a.m., Blogger Lisa Andel said…

    Lovely poem Jill. Merry Christmas, and best wishes for 2008!

  • At 12:10 p.m., Anonymous gautami tripathy said…

    Wonderful poem!

    Wishing you laughter,love, joy and much peace for Christmas and coming New Year!

    Much power to your pen too!

  • At 12:26 p.m., Blogger charleneteglia said…

    That is so perfectly kids at Christmas. Thanks, and Merry Christmas!

  • At 1:07 p.m., Blogger Rhian said…

    Gorgeous Jill! May you be full of merriment and joy during this season!

  • At 4:03 p.m., Anonymous Missy said…

    You nailed the anticipation of children. Great job.

  • At 12:52 p.m., Blogger Jill said…

    Wylie, my nieces were the inspiration!!

    Lisa, best wishes to you too!!

    Gautami, I hope you have much power to your pen too!! It is been fun reading your poetry too!

    Charlene, I,ve always tried to keep my heart young...

    Rhian, Best wishes to my favorite goddess!!

    missy, I just could see it through my nieces!!

  • At 11:51 a.m., Blogger julia said…

    I love the opening lines:
    'With Sparkle in their eyes/ Avec des étincelles dans leurs yeux
    Seeing their reflection/ Voyant leur réflection
    In the the icy ornements/ Dans les décorations scintillantes'

    That's me, every Christmas, no matter how old I get. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas Jill!

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