Christmas Poem

Christmas Being A Difficult Time For Some

My husband died earlier this year and, although I treasure a lot of happy Christmas memories, I confess that I'm not looking forward to Christmas this time.

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It's That Time Of Year

Ann D. Stevenson © more by Ann D. Stevenson

Published by Family Friend Poems December 1, 2023 with permission of the Author.

Christmas here once more,
hard to ignore, festive
wreaths on every door.

Housed inside is needled
pine, bright baubles shine
with tiny twinkling lights.

Trees glow, festive music
flows, lifts up hearts, baking
starts, excitement grows.

Little sticky fingers help frost
white icing on the cake, set mini
figures among the snowy peaks.

Traditional food abounds,
turkey with all its trimmings,
a flame-lit Christmas pudding.

Snaps of bursting crackers,
scattered paper hats and jokes,
sounds of popping corks.

Glasses brimmed with bubbles
of good cheer - that's how it is
for some - at this time of year.

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ABOUT THE POET:

Ann D. Stevenson only began writing after she retired, when she joined a Writing for Well-Being course. It was during a difficult time, as her husband had recently been diagnosed with cancer. She discovered that she really enjoyed writing, especially poetry. It was a real boost to her morale when Family Friend Poems began publishing her poems....

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  • Cheyanne Hodge by Cheyanne Hodge
  • 2 months ago

I really loved this Poem! If you would ever ask me, Christmas is my FAVORITE holiday and it is the best time of year! My favorite thing about Christmas is the family being together and opening up gifts and the decorations.

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