By Maya Angelou
During this appealing, deeply relocating poem, Maya Angelou conjures up us to embody the peace and promise of Christmas, in order that desire and love can once more illuminate our vacations and the area. "Angels and Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, glance heavenward," she writes, "and communicate the note aloud. Peace."
Read by means of the poet on the lighting fixtures of the nationwide Christmas Tree on the White condominium on December 1, 2005, Maya Angelou's get together of the "Glad Season" is a radiant confirmation of the goodness of existence and a gorgeous vacation present for individuals of all faiths.
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Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem (Illustrated Edition) by Maya Angelou