Christmas Poems

Poems for Christmas

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.

Famous and Inspirational Christmas Poems

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  1. 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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    My Dad has it for 3 years and then it went away... They had to take off one side of his nose, But now he has it on his other side now! He's still been fighting it since! :'(

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  3. December 23rd

    Life's Blessings And Heartaches 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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  4. First Christmas Without You

    Poem About Missing Dad

    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.

    Poem About Missing Dad, First Christmas Without You

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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. 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.

  7. Christmas Bells

    Christmas Bells By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    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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  8. Christmas Lesson

    Poem About Thinking Of Others At Christmas

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

    Poem About Thinking Of Others At Christmas, Christmas Lesson

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

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  10. Merry Christmas, Mom

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

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

    Poem Thanking Mom For All She's Done, Merry Christmas, Mom

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    Poems are a special type of art
    A form that we can all share.
    It is a gift we were all born with
    A form that we can all share.

  11. 'Twas The Night Before Christmas

    'Twas The Night Before Christmas By Clement Clarke Moore

    '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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    This is a beautiful famous story that sooo many children have heard probably every year. I know us five kids heard it over and over, and I read it to my three children. They still have the...

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  12. A Search This Christmas

    • By Leslie C. Boren
    • Published: December 2015
    Poem About Grief At Christmas

    Christmas looms near.
    People pass by,
    singing and smiling,
    and giving good cheer.

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  13. The Christmas Story

    • By William Holmes
    • Published: December 2015
    Poem About The First Christmas

    An angel called to Mary one day.
    "You will have a baby," she heard him say,
    Now not yet married was Mary - however
    The obedient girl just said, "Whatever."

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    What a great poem! The poem has lots of truth behind it.

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