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. So Lucky Are The Angels

    Christmas Grief

    Since you're gone, Christmas time will never be the same.
    When asked what I wish for, I can only speak your name.
    The only gift I ever want at Christmas time for me
    Is my precious, loving son beside my Christmas tree,

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  3. Greatest Gifts

    Christmas And Loved Ones

    It's not all about presents
    Laying under the tree.
    Trinkets made of gold
    Mean nothing to me.

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    I really loved this poem. What I love about this poem is its simplicity of what a true gift from the heart is all about. It’s just like Jesus was the gift of love to all the world from God,...

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  4. What Can I Give?

    Being A Blessing To Others

    I went to church on Christmas morn to hear the angels sing.
    My heart was lifted with every chorus; the rafters, they did ring.
    I sang along with joy in my heart, the greatest sound I've ever heard.
    From "O Holy Night" to "What Child is This?" I cherished every word.

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  6. 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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  7. The True Christmas Spirit

    • By Ina G. Roberts
    • Published: December 12, 2019

    A long time ago, down Bethlehem way,
    A star shown in the night sky as bright as the day.
    The shepherds were watching their flocks with care
    When a host of angels appeared in the air,

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    It's a perfect composition for Christmas Eve. The birth of Jesus is the epitome of love, along with his messages and sacrifice for his children. His teachings should be imbibed in our life...

  8. Christmas In Heaven

    Sending A Christmas Gift To 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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  10. From Us To You

    Wishing Family And Friends A Blessed Christmas

    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.

  11. Forever And A Day

    Creating A Lasting Bond With Loved Ones

    If I had one Christmas wish
    For family and friends this year,
    We would take the opportunity to strengthen values and beliefs
    We hold so dear.

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  12. 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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    Same. I am 11-years-old, and I want to be a really good friend to my best friend and be a great girlfriend to my boyfriend.

  13. Gift Of Magic And Love

    Christmas Wishes For Family And Friends

    'Tis the season for warmth and cheer,
    To be with our family and those we hold dear.
    But what if we are miles away?
    What if we can't be there on Christmas day?

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