Thursday, December 24, 2009

Merry Christmas!

Poiana BrasovImage by le Maître via Flickr

Like almost every Christmas for ten years now I am sitting in our living room...The tree is decorated, the presents are wrapped and I am alone...My memories wander to Christmasses past, back home in Romania and I can hear the carols and smell the food being prepared and I can se the lights, lots of lights everywhere. The memories are so strong I almost wait for the scene to change and for me, to be magically teleported HOME, where the snow is white and the cold is bitting...
I am not a religious person, and what I miss is not the theological significance of the holiday, but its spirit...For me, holidays were about family and friends, about being together...This is what I miss most...
I am so sad the words betray me and the over-flowing soul babbles away in the background and I have only my tears and a few old images that I cling to.
Merry Christmas my poor old sentimental soul...Don't worry, I will never give up the memories and I'll keep the light of Christmas strong inside me...until another life or a better world will come...
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4 comments:

Hevel said...

*hugs*

Melissa (My World) said...

I just wanted to say the best of holidays to you! And to give you a big *hug*. Enjoy your holiday.

Alone in Holy Land said...

Thank you Melissa and Hevel!

Katherine Jenkins said...

hi Alone in Holy Land. I get depressed at Christmas, too. I don't know why? I have lots of fond memories of Christmases past, but I had trouble getting in the mood this year. Maybe it's the simple things we do to celebrate that count...Lots of peace to you in the New Year and see you over on Writers Rising..Peace, Kathy