(b) The magic of this quiet time

The magic of this quiet time
twinkles in candlelight so fine;
Four candles red and burning bright
Fill hearts and minds with sheer delight
As on the wreath they flicker, shine,
To signal the advent of Christmas time.

From the poem “Kerzenschein” by Anita Menger – Adapted to English by Resi Schwarzbauer and Herta Uhlherr ©