“Do you know," Peter asked, "why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.” ~ J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

12.15.2010

advent evening 15: the stars are falling


the wind was up today
and stars were falling from the trees.

tonight there are moon cookies, sugar sprinkled,
the songs of christmas,
and gifts piled in brown boxes waiting to be wrapped.

i will tuck in a few stars.

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7 comments:

  1. Where others see leaves you see stars, so beautiful.

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  2. if you still have my address, i sure would appreciate some moon cookies and a sprinkle of stars. :)

    sounds like the perfect way to spend a holiday evening.

    xxoo

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  3. Oooo... This needs to be made into your handmade Christmas cards this year. Perfect sentiment. Perfectly you. Perfectly Christmas.

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  4. and the leaves ..still hanging on..

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  5. Receiving tucked in stars would be the very best~

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come. sit under the emma tree & let's talk. i have cookies . . .