The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Bethlehem

Words: Anonymous

Source: Anne Thaxter Eaton, ed., Welcome Christmas! A Garland Of Poems. New York: The Viking Press, 1955.

A little child,
    A shining star,
A stable rude,
    The door ajar.

Yet in that place,
    So crude, forlorn,
The Hope of all
    The world was born.

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