The first mince pie
His first mince pie of the year.
Make a wish, it's the custom
He didn’t look forward to Christmas.
He’d been alone so long, his family all miles away in Australia.
He was old now, he didn’t have much time left.
What was the point?
Christmas Day arrived
And so did his family.
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