Caroling Tonight





Caroling Tonight

O Come All Ye Faithful,
Hearts so very bright,
Come on, children!
It’s caroling time tonight.

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing,
On every carolers’ face,
From ear to ear, they grin,
Now on their way with haste.

The First Noel,
The opening house sought,
It’s Mr. Wood,
Who at the school had taught!

The door opens,
He and his wife appear,
What Child Is This?
They excited, and up-geared.

Silent Night!  Holy Night,
The stars light up the sky,
They invite them in –
Some cookies and some pie.

Go Tell It On The Mountain,
And then a treat so right,
Miss Grace whistled bird calls,
They’d like to listen all night.

Spotting Mrs. Pat and elder mother,
The children softly start,
Away in a Manger,
They all knew it all by heart.

O Holy Night,
The minute they see her cry,
Weather crispy, clouds wispy,
The children get misty eyed.

Joy to the World,
They travel from house to house,
A big surprise when they sing,
Children, at first, quiet as a mouse.

We Three Kings,
Hum as they leave – all the bunch,
Detour back to church,
For delicious Christmas punch.

We Wish You a Merry Christmas,
Hearts so very bright,
Come on, children!
It’s caroling time tonight.

— Charles B. Mayes

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As we approach the Christmas season, we may be involved in, or remember Christmas caroling.  This could be the high point of the day or week in someone’s life – both caroler and listener.

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