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. 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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    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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  3. 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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  4. 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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    I love this poem. It touched me in the heart. I read it and wept; I love this poem. This made me change my heart and perspective of Christmas and its true meaning. Thanks for making me change...

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  6. 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.

  7. '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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  8. 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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    I lost my Daddy July 1st of this year (2018). We, as a family, do not really know how to do Christmas this year. Do we stay with tradition or do we try something different? The thought of not...

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  10. Christmas Now And Then

    Poem Remembering A Childhood Christmas

    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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  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 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.

  13. Listening For Santa

    Poem About Child Waiting For Santa

    A squeak on the stairs.
    Could Santa be here?
    Better pull my blankets
    Up to my ears.

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    A falling sound in the chimney. Could it be Old St. Nick? Better pull my covers and go to sleep.

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