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Christmas

Poetry

What e’er adorns the Tree

Tho evergreen, said conifers do pine For time of year when central to one’s home Whilst ‘sprucing up’ allows for each to shine Tradition sheds its light on ancient tome Twas ‘Tree of Life’ from which we took the form To bridge the gap ‘twixt Man and Lord above Then…
Richard Gildea
23rd December 2015
Poetry

Bah Humbug! (Christmas is coming)

No carols sung around yon Christmas tree Nor jingle bells be heard within my home Tho mulled the wine, twill wash right over me As I am of a mind to be alone Where once I was the life and soul; no more What cheer I felt has long since…
Richard Gildea
12th December 2015
Poetry

Tis the Season

Nomenclature allows for different form Of title we ascribe to Him who brings On ‘Christmas Eve’ whilst all are tuck’d up warm He flies about without the need of wings Exuding joy and merriment, He calls On each and every child whom doth believe For those among who doubt the…
Richard Gildea
12th December 2015
Poetry

FUN AT CHRISTMAS

Christmas time approaches fast And thoughts soon turn to snow Children sliding down the street With faces all a glow Happy squeals as snowballs fly Loud laughter fills the air As someone falls into the snow With not a single care Covered white and soaking wet The “victim” pulls a…
Don Holmes
2nd December 2015
Poetry

Christmas

Christmas means many things To people through out the land To Christians it’s a celebration of Jesus Of a birth that God had planned To non-Christians It’s just another day They still worship God They do it a different way All other religions are just as important For they are…
Malcolm G Bradshaw
2nd December 2015
Poetry

The way it used to be

Oh how I long for Christmas The way it used to be With paper chains and tinsel And presents on the tree The turkey roasting slowly The boiling brussel sprout A glass of Bristol sherry That's what it's all about Christmas carols on the radio And falling snow I'd see…
Dave Butler
16th October 2015
Poetry

IN TUNE THIS CHRISTMAS

So here it is Merry Christmas The season to be jolly Sleigh bells ringing down the lane Halls all decked with holly A frosty snowman on the green Wears scarf and battered trilby He looks like he could dance around If not just now - he will be A star…
Don Holmes
6th December 2014
Poetry

Happy Christmas Eve

Christmas eve And lights are flashing All around are people dashing Home from work Through falling snow To settle down By firelight’s glow Later on Some of them mingle With their kids At church Christingle Children then Will go to bed Waiting for The man in red With his sack…
Don Holmes
6th December 2014
Poetry

PALE WINTER SUN

The rain had stopped. Its incessant drumming Now a dull memory As the low winter sun Cut through the dark grey clouds And lit the lingering mist It wasn’t warm. A cooling wind still blew Moving the piles of leaves First this way and then, that Yet still I blessed…
Don Holmes
6th December 2014
Poetry

CHRISTMAS EVE

Brave were the few Who ventured that night Away from the warmth Of their fireside bright Cold was the wind That scattered the snow Hither and yon Above and below Nothing was left Untouched by the storm Beasts in the field Stood close to be warm Then snow upon snow…
Don Holmes
9th December 2013