SC | Old Apple Tree

Perfect, spiced, unfiltered mix
of History, healthy and hot
English ritual intended
to ensure a good year,
mulled beer, mead, ginger and toast.

A group sings: Old Apple tree,
we’ve come to bear and bow,
bags full, and a little heap more.

. . . . .

Poet: Massimo Soranzio
Source: Christmas in Charleston Advent Calendar
Process: Erasure (punctuation slightly edited)