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A Necklace of Carols

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The first Noel on a silent night.
In a little town of Bethlehem.
Away in a manger, O holy night.
There’s a new kid in town.

It came upon a midnight clear.
Once in royal David’s city.
O come, O come, Emmanuel.
Go tell it on the mountains.

Beautiful star of Bethlehem.
Hark, the herald angels sing.
While shepherds watched.
We three kings of Orient are.

Do you hear what I hear.
What child is this?
Mary’s boy child.
Mary, did you know?

O come all ye faithful.
Joy to the world. Jingle bells.
Twelve days of Christmas.
The most wonderful time of the year.

By C.E. Pereira




I'm a Eurasian of Portuguese, English, Scottish and Malay heritage. And my extended family are of Chinese and Indian heritage. In recent years, the younger generation have added on to include spouses from the Philippines, Nigeria and Russia. My world is made up of different colours like the rainbow. And like the rainbow I am unique. Reading is my form of relaxation, to escape from the drudgery of daily life and enter into a world of the imagination. It is the love of reading that has led me to try my hand in writing short stories and poems. I hope that in some way my stories and poems will take you for a little while away from the drudgery of the present into the pages of imagination. To new friends found, I bid you, Welcome. Sincerely, C.E. Pereira

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