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.

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  1. A Friend's Greeting

    I'd like to be the sort of friend
    that you have been to me;
    I'd like to be the help that you've been
    always glad to be;

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  3. A Christmas Wish

    Wanting To Spend One Day In The Past With My Family

    I wish I could go back to the past,
    of Christmases long ago.
    I wish I could see my loved ones
    who have passed on long ago.

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    I was touched that I've brought back a precious memory for you. God Bless

  4. At Christmas

    A man is at his finest
    towards the finish of the year;
    He is almost what he should be
    when the Christmas season is here;

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  6. 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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  7. 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.

  8. '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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  10. 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.

  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. Christmas Time

    The Spirit Of Christmas

    At Christmas, lights burn brighter,
    and friendly hugs get even tighter.
    The spirit of Christmas fills the air,
    and people seem to really care.

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  13. My Wish For This Christmas

    Christmas Wishes And Loss Of Loved Ones

    Christmas is a happy time for friends and family,
    The children are excited as they unwrap presents around the tree.

    Carols are sung and lights twinkle in the night.

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    My Granny has just passed away, but I thought of her more like a mother - we were really close. I have been dreading Christmas because it just makes me miss her more. This poem touched my...

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