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Oh, Lonely Little Christmas Tree

Chic DiFrancia
Virginia City

Oh, lonely little Christmas Tree,

why do you wish to be alone and free?

Why do you not yearn and pine,

to be with others of your kind?

Is it your pride of Virginia City birth,

you signal others of this Earth,

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that strength of one can give Christmas hailing,

while deeply rooted in Comstock tailings.

This lonely little Christmas tree perched atop Comstock tailings is located near the Brown residence in Virginia City. The tree is symbolic of the true spirit of Comstocker independence.