Manger in the Snow 🎄

by Joseph A. Farina

amid winter snow
a plywood manger 
to remind us of the miracle
two thousand years ago
a shelter then and now
a refuge for lost souls that
seek comfort and joy
and the promise of peace
open your heart, step inside
no one will be denied.

Joseph A. Farina is a retired lawyer and award-winning poet, in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. His  poems have appeared in Philadelphia Poets, Tower Poetry, The Windsor Review, and Tamaracks: Canadian Poetry for the 21st Century. He has two books of poetry published, The Cancer Chronicles and The Ghosts of Water Street.

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