How Have Chicks and Rabbits Taken Over

Music: John O'Connor.
By Turlough O'Carolan.
Sequenced by Barry Taylor.

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Nicholas Gordon

How have chicks and rabbits taken over
A holiday of mystical rebirth?
Perhaps the Lord has let them make it over,
Pleased with all the gentlefolk of Earth.
Youngsters needn't dream of agony:
Easter, for children, must wear more festive clothes;
And so the soft, defenseless babes they see
Symbolize Christ's love when He arose.
The Spring was always time for holidays.
Easter fun for tots no truth betrays:
Redemption is approached in many ways.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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