Little Drummer Boy

AoE prompt #3: holiday songs

Image by Manfred Richter from Pixabay

“…perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.” Henry David Thoreau

I, too, had no gift to bring
but my voice — a low alto
in a girls’ choir
embodying a drumbeat.
My eyes closing despite themselves

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