“I say the blessing and take the shamash./
I light from right to left until all the candles glow.”
Baruch atah, Adonai Eloheinu, Melech haolam,
Asher kid’shanu b’mitzvotav v’tsivanu l’hadlik
Ner shel Hanukkah.
I say the blessing and take the shamash.
I light from right to left until all the candles glow.
I breathe in the soothing aroma as I pick through
The packaging of my gift, the suspense radiating
Through me all crazy-like. I see the gift!
It is exactly what I hoped for!
Then I hand my gift, bouncing on my toes
As my gift is unwrapped slowly…
Will they like it? Will they?
Finally, they see it.
I smile at the grin spreading on their face.
It is Hanukkah.