Our English Classes

A blog for Maribel's students at EOI and CEP Granada

Advent Calendar Day 6

Posted by maribel on 06/12/2014

mistletoeImage by Cliff in Flickr under CC

Mistletoe

Sitting under the mistletoe
(Pale green, fairy mistletoe),
One last candle burning low,
All the sleepy dancers gone,
Just one candle burning on,
Shadows lurking everywhere:
Someone came, and kissed me there.

Tired I was; my head would go
Nodding under the mistletoe
(Pale green, fairy mistletoe)
No footsteps came, no voice, but only,
Just as I sat there, sleepy, lonely,
Stooped in the still and shadowy air
Lips unseen – and kissed me there.

Walter de la Mare, 1913

 

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