Sugar Plums

A fresh pine wreath with clove
oranges and a gold silk bow at
the door, white paper snowflakes
hang in each windowpane,
sugared fruit sparkles. Welcome!
Come on in! Hot cocoa’s waiting
in the kitchen. We’re building
a Gingerbread House!

*** A poem for the summer heat: This is an example of a Found Poem using the cookbook entitled, Gooseberry Patch Christmas in the Country, Third printing, 2008. MemoriesĀ from a Christmas my family spent in Williamsburg, Virginia are included.