Hedon

Wednesday Writings – Ginger Wine

GINGER WINE By David Thompson

Mother`s Ginger Wine,
I always well remember,
It warmed the cockles of my heart,
Every dark December.

Kept in a glass decanter,
On the sideboard, on a tray,
Imbibed by family and friends,
Through to New Year`s Day.

It burned so as I drank it down,
Brought a shining to my eyes,
But then that Wine was so sublime,
When taken with mince pies.

With fondness I remember now,
Glad hours at six six two,
Those Christmases we had,
With that fiery brew.

People called from far and near,
In laws, neighbours too,
For drop of mother`s Ginger Wine,
“I don`t mind if I do”.

When Mother left us years ago,
Her recipe went with her,
Now Ginger wine for Him she makes,
Across the crystal river.

Another beautiful poem from David Thompson who says it was inspired by “fond memories of childhood Christmases gone by”.

Inspired to write your own Christmas Poem? There’s still one more Wednesday before Christmas!

Become one of our Wednesday Writers

Leave a Reply (FULL NAMES please, don't post anonymously)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.