The Tomten

Hard is the cold of Midwinter's
stars sparkle and gleam.

In the lonely town at this midnight hour, all are sleeping.

Moon wanders its silent way,
snow lights white on fir and spruce,
snow lights white on roofs.

Only tomten is awake.

Claes Larson - Kyrkby
Content copyright 1998 Joan A. Andersen;
Revised: 8 December 1998