Hanukkah Menorahs Are like Love

Music: Prelude Op 28 No 9.
By Frederic Chopin.
Performed by Paul Cantrell at the Free Music Archive
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Hanukkah menorahs are like love:
Alive with light, dancing, yet serene.
Now you light the candles one by one,
Undoing all the anger in your soul.
Kindle, then, like candles thoughts that prove
Kind and generous, and words that seem
As sweet as silver songs, and when you're done,
How beautifully your burning heart will glow!

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