The tin soldier said to the Christmas
“Would you dance on this beautiful
And the angel said to the soldier,
“Yes I would, with you,
She was the most beautiful creature of
Coming down from the top of her tree
To place her hand on the arm of the
Standing tall, so proud to have she.
Then the music box started playing
The grandest Christmas waltz that it
While the bells on the tree started
And the lights lit the way for the
The tin soldier stepped out, smart and
The Christmas angel followed as led
With the music tying her heartstrings
To the shoulder where she nestled her
They danced roundly past walls of
Across a floor of velvet in white
Draped in the arms of each other,
Around and around with delight.
The night and the light was upon them
Until he bowed as the music wound
And with a tear in his eye said, “I
Before it fell on the hem of her gown.
Her soft fingers brushed the face of
Followed by a kiss on the hard cheek
As she whispered, “You know how much I
But now I must go back to the top of
Thus, she left him standing at
In his uniform of red, white and blue;
Both sad that their Christmas dance
Yet rejoicing in what they held true.
It is one of the world’s greatest love
The tin soldier and the angel above
Who dance every Christmas at midnight
And pledge to each other their love….