At Christmas 1914, with both sides singing hymns and carols,
it was indeed a miracle that so much carnage was halted,
even for a short time…
to exchange Christmas greetings, gifts and
for an impromptu game of soccer.
My sons say I should call it Football.
all along the Western Front it has been
written into folklore in my lifetime.
We visited the site of this miracle
near Prowse Point Military Cemetery,
and a safe and prosperous