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Day 1 Dancing

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Another year, another Moblog Advent Calendar. I heard the Godfrey Rush poem *Come, Immanuel* last Christmas and I liked the gritty contemporary style of it. So I googled him and found this. And the photo; I liked the idea of an undressed fir tree... Dear Mobloggers enjoy the run up to Christmas x

The universe from which Love sprang
started with a Tiny Bang
when Love, to everyone's surprise,
came dancing out of paradise,
dancing into night and day,
dancing into DNA,
dancing past security,
dancing where no-one can see,
dancing to a different drum,
dancing into kingdom come,
dancing with a virgin stranger,
dancing in the dirty manger,
dancing ever undefiled,
dancing as a little child.

Godfrey Rush From a Christmas Commentary

Posted by Twiglet

30th Nov 2013, 23:57   | tags:,

Viv says:

This is a beautiful start to the advent calendar - thank you Twiglet.

And to anyone looking in we still need 9 more people to post to this year's calendar, So if you are looking at this and haven't signed up then please think about it :)

See previous post for how to join in.

1st Dec 2013, 06:38

EJ says:

Cracking start, Twiglet : )

1st Dec 2013, 10:38

Twiglet says:

Thanks Viv, thanks EJ

Viv, mods, the sidebar needs changing it is wishing us a good 2013.

1st Dec 2013, 12:32

Factotum says:

Enjoy the run and dance up to Christmas!

1st Dec 2013, 12:37

Jane Doe says:

Super start

I love that you always come up with words as well as an image

1st Dec 2013, 16:43

MaggieD says:

A great start. Dancing all the way.

1st Dec 2013, 16:49

Twiglet says:

Thank you dear ladies! I put it up on FB for an opinion and was told it's not very Christmassy to which I answered it doesn't have to be it will only be 1st December. That's the reason I've chosen day 1 for the last few years, I like Christmas well enough but I'm not gaga about it and prefer an image from the natural world. :)

1st Dec 2013, 16:58

crickson says:

Great start, and a lovely picture!

1st Dec 2013, 17:58

nige says:

Lovely. Brings a big smile!

1st Dec 2013, 21:37

Spiderbaby says:

Love the line "Dancing into DNA", maybe I should look into some Godfrey Rush :) Is the "Undressed fir" a line from a poem too? It sounds like a should be

1st Dec 2013, 22:02

Twiglet says:

Thanks all. I love that line too SB. No, *undressed fir* is all mine :)

1st Dec 2013, 22:23

Dhamaka says:

Dancing here too - undressed fir is great

1st Dec 2013, 22:30

As always great words and picture. Happy Christmas to you and yours.

1st Dec 2013, 22:31

mysteritmo says:

Nice start. Happy Christmas!

3rd Dec 2013, 18:17

jc1000000 says:

I love the idea that the world started with "a tiny bang"... sounds bit naughty! /getscoat

3rd Dec 2013, 20:43

taniwha says:

That deep, warm green colour is very Christmassy. Lovely.

4th Dec 2013, 06:48

Twiglet says:

Thanks everyone :)

jc! Not every bang is a big one... :)

4th Dec 2013, 07:19

Smutty :P

6th Dec 2013, 20:56

Sorry 'Smitty' :D
Definately did it....................

okay I've had a sweet sherry !!!


6th Dec 2013, 20:58

Dania says:

I agree with taniwha, that green is certainly Christmassy. And I'm right there with you in preferring images from the natural world.

Happy Christmas, Twiglet!

6th Dec 2013, 23:09