Christmas Candy Cane Poem

A significant symbol of Christmas
is the simple candy cane.
It's shape is the crook of the shepherd,
one of the first who came.
The lively peppermint flavor
is the regal gift of spice.
The white is Jesus' purity.
The red is sacrifice.
The narrow stripes are friendship and the nearness of his love.
Eternal, sweet compassion, a gift from God above.
The candy cane reminds us all how much God loved and cared.
And like His Christmas gift to us, it's meant to be broken and shared.

—Author Unknown

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