Christmas Poems

Poems about Christmas for Family and Friends

In today's world we are inundated with images of Christmas from the media. We are told that it is all about buying expensive gifts for each other. In today's challenging economic times it is a tragedy that parents spend way more than they can afford to try to please their children. The sad truth is that, "money can't buy you love". A holiday is about the time spent together with loved ones. It is about gifts that come from the heart, and it is the about the thousands of years of tradition that mark the holiday season.

Inspirational Christmas Poems

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  1. Tiny Wooden Figures

    The Importance Of The Nativity

    Over in the corner, 'neath the Christmas tree's green,
    Are the tiny wooden figures, our Nativity scene.
    Each tells a story, each plays its part.
    Each holds a special place here in my heart.

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  3. Mama's Christmas Miracle

    Mama told me a story a long, long time ago, not like any that I'd ever heard,
    all about a little girl mama used to know, how I remember every word.
    Seems like a lifetime ago, though I remember it so well.
    It was a Christmas Eve I'll never forget as far as I can tell.

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    Loved this poem. Made me think about Christmas being about God and being with family. God does listen. Thanks for sharing.

  4. First Christmas Without You

    Poem About Missing Dad On Christmas

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    The nights are long and cold, the sun is hardly around.
    Christmas time is approaching, and snow will soon cover the ground.
    Trees and lights are twinkling, stockings are being hung.
    The Christmas spirit is all around, as carols are being sung.

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    This is also the first Christmas without my father. Twenty-six years ago my sons and I also had to endure the first Christmas without their father and my husband. Their grandfather, my...

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  6. Christmas Bells

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    I heard the bells on Christmas Day
    Their old, familiar carols play,
    And wild and sweet
    The words repeat

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    It's wonderful. I love how he added that he believes in God. Best poem ever.

  7. Merry Christmas, Mom

    • By Mary Butto
    • Published: October 2009
    Poem Thanking Mom For All She's Done

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    For all of the presents
    You put under the tree,
    For all of the times
    You picked up after me...

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    I had to send this poem to my older brother, Mike, after I read it! The poet describes everything about his mother exactly as if we were talking to our own mom! She passed on in the spring of...

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  8. The Littlest Christmas Tree

    A Christmas Story For Children

    The littlest Christmas tree
    lived in a meadow of green
    among a family
    of tall evergreens.

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    Christmas is the time of joy, happiness, laughter of children and adults, cakes, Christmas trees, stories and POEMS.

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  10. 'Twas The Night Before Christmas

    'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
    Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;
    The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
    In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;

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    I remember hearing this poem as a little youngster. I would also read this to my daughter and nephews each year right before Christmas! It is a wonderful poem to share with your family!...

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  11. Christmas Lesson

    Poem About Thinking Of Others At Christmas

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    Christmas is a special time
    To give, to serve, to love.
    It isn't just about yourself,
    But others that you think of.

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    I think I simply love this poem. Good job! The last stanza is very well written.

  12. December 23rd

    Missing Lost Loved Ones At Christmas

    Today, December 23rd, another Christmas nears.
    I try to keep tradition up while holding back my tears.

    I know I have been blessed for all the many years

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  13. Christmas Time

    Christmas Is A Time For...

    Christmas time is finally here.
    It only comes but once a year,
    And it's a time to spread good cheer
    To those we love and hold so dear.

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    Beautiful poem. I love it. One of my favorite poems on this website.

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