The Big C- Christmas Spirit

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A Beautiful Christmas, Decorations Everywhere, Festive Garlands Hanging, Inspiring Joyous Kinder Laughter, Moving Non-believers On-toward Peace, Quieting Restive Souls, Tempering Unrest.

                                                                          Very Worry-free Xmas, 

                                                                                             Your Zitherists  

If you haven’t already noticed, there are 26 words, written in grammatical sentences, each beginning with successive letters of the alphabet, starting with A and ending with Z. Pat Boran, an Irish poet, gets the credit for this exercise our group is doing over the holidays. It’s in his book, “The Portable Creative Writing Workshop”. You’ll notice some stretches- Xmas, and Zitherists- to make it work. But, it is fun.


The next challenge for our members, after the holidays are over, is to try it again. This time C will stand for Cancer. For example,

                 Anne’s Breast Cancer, Discovered Early, Fortunately, Gave Her…………..

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