Christmas Poems

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.

89 Popular Christmas Poems

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  1. 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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    Edgar is so in touch with his higher self, therefore, bringing a deep resonance from my heart space just thinking of being loved, appreciated, and cherished in such a way! His speaking of...

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  3. 2. '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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  5. 3. Merry Christmas, Mom

    • By Mary Butto
    • Published: October 2009

    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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  6. 4. Christmas In Heaven

    Santa, do you know where heaven is?
    Maybe your reindeer know the way.
    For I have a special present
    I need delivered on Christmas day.

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    Brother John,
    I'm sure Santa and reindeer know the way to heaven and would have made a special journey there just for you. Your angel would certainly have loved her gift so, your heart,...

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  7. 5. From Us To You

    It's Christmas time,
    And I wish you well.
    May the Lord bless you
    With the best of health.

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    Hits home! It's perfect, not to long and straight to the point. I could see this in a Christmas card.

  8. 6. My Dad Would Like To Be Santa

    His belly's getting bigger,
    And his hair is turning white.
    His eyes shine and sparkle
    Like the stars on Christmas night.

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    Perfect for both kids and adults at Christmas - great fun. Best wishes, Ann D Stevenson

  9. 7. 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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    This poem by Edgar Guest touches my heart on so many levels! He speaks from his higher self, a heart-centered place which all of us are capable of living from and not just at Christmas time. ...

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  10. 8. Christmas Time

    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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  11. 9. The Littlest Christmas Tree

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

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    This poem touched my heart and the story of your beautiful parents behind it... I have only come across it searching online. I will most certainly be reading up on all your other inspiring...

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  12. 10. The Coming Of Christmas

    • By Yasmin Benitez
    • Published: December 16, 2021

    Christmas time is almost here
    As the snow falls gently to the ground
    Families will come together far and near

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  13. 11. Christmas Wishes For You

    • By Sherry Asbury
    • Published: December 2018

    May peace dwell with you,
    may prosperity huddle near.
    May family gather together
    without heartache or tear.

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  14. 12. A Christmas Wish

    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

  15. 13. Christmas Carol

    The kings they came from out the south,
    All dressed in ermine fine;
    They bore Him gold and chrysoprase,
    And gifts of precious wine.

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  16. 14. Christmas Time

    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.

  17. 15. O Christmas Tree

    O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
    You truly are a beauty.
    I used to love to put you up,
    Now it's a dreaded duty.

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  18. 16. 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.

  19. 17. Christmas Now And Then

    Well, it is December, and Christmas is almost here
    Another happy Christmas for family and good cheer
    There will be tables loaded with turkeys, hams and sweets
    We know there will be more than we could ever eat

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    I found it very touching as I've got 2 parents still but as some people they don't have parents so they don't get very many presents. I hope everyone has a good Christmas and just be grateful...

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  20. 18. The Holy Night

    We sate among the stalls at Bethlehem;
    The dumb kine from their fodder turning them,
    Softened their horned faces
    To almost human gazes

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  21. 19. The Hush Of Christmas

    • By Carl F. Verge
    • Published: December 2019

    Have you observed this Christmas thing?
    How shoppers shop and sleigh bells ring,
    And children wrapped in muffs and cuffs
    Are trying out their newfound stuff.

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  22. 20. Invited To The Manger

    • By Cinthya Tumlison
    • Published: December 19, 2021

    Invited to the manger with the shepherds and the sheep
    to visit, to behold, to glory, to believe.
    The Savior is born for the nations and for me!
    But what gift might I bring?

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