December THE COLLEGE OF ST. ROSE 1922
So sweetly you trill, Canary Ours, Sweetly as lark above the towers, And oh! what joy in every note Which issues from your golden throat. Always so watchful and eager to bring Happiness. That is the reason you sing. Now, let your joyous chirps of good cheer Wish Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
When snowflakes start a-fluttering, And the trees, bare branches show; When the song-birds all are silent, And the wind tells tales of woe; When " Home Sweet Home " is calling To children far away; When everyone is wondering What makes life bleak and gray. When lessons seem the hardest And trials at their worst, How welcome is the whisper, " ' Tis near the twenty-first. "