A Child's Joyful Christmas
by Jackie (Micke) Jinks
Friday, December 15, 2006
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...an ageless lesson to be learned (a repost, 'cause it's my favorite :o)
“Where do you come from, little snowman?” I ask
“From where winds blow so cold” says he.
”And why are you here?” I demand with a smile.
“To remind you how happy you should be.
For the Earth is covered in a blanket so white,
a shimmering blanket of tranquility;
to remind you of my friend, Mr. Santa Claus,
who’ll bring to your heart such glee.”
“And what more will he bring me?” I want to know.
“Bright lights of blue, red, green and gold,
to remind you of the Birth so long ago
that the angels told shepherds to behold;
in the town of Bethlehem far away,
they traveled to where they were told.
Under dark blue skies they ventured
to see the Babe with eyes so bold.”
“Do I know this Babe?” I asked of him.
“I hope you do, He is your Best Friend.
And when your heart is saddened
He’s with you for it to mend.
He’ll bring you happiness when you give up hope;
He’ll bring a rainbow ‘round the next bend.”
“And will the rainbow have gold for me?”
“Not just gold, but life everlasting through eternities end”
“All this from one little Babe?” I wonder aloud.
“Oh, yes…all this and much more, you will see;
just believe, have faith and be proud.
Remember to give thanks for all that will be;
remember to celebrate this Holy Birth,
not just for gifts laden under a tree.
For your time is so precious on this Earth,
celebrate all things this Christmas Eve.”
“Thank you, Mr. Snowman, I didn’t know,
I thought Christmas was for gifts and fun.”
“And you’re right, little child,” says this man of snow,
“but remember the most precious gift for everyone:
The Babe born that special night, Christmas Eve.
The Babe who angels called Glorious.
Join with your loved ones and all who believe,
Rejoice, and have a Joyful Christmas!”
“Thank you, again, Mr. Snowman. Now I know.”
Original © Jackie (Micke) Jinks, Christmas 2003.
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|Reviewed by Joyce Bowling
|Cute write...great story within the lines, the most precious gift of all was the babe born that special night. Enjoyed this very much!
Blessings, and Merry Christmas,
|Reviewed by Denise Contreras
|This is cute and true wrods. I just love it thanks
|Reviewed by William Bonilla
|Thank you Micke for this gem of a write
I will share with my grandkids
Peace be with you
LOve & Peace
|Reviewed by Regis Auffray
|Truly a worthy and timely gift well shared, Micke. Thank you with appreciation always,
|Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader)
|I return your Christmas kiss adding that of my wife Liliane and that scamp of Nicholas (he doesn't kiss much the blighter). This is a most beautiful poem and you should post it every Christmas. Victor|
|Reviewed by A.R.David Lewis (Reader)
|Hello Micke, Another of your beautiful poems, bringing to light the true meaning of Christmas, to young and old alike. Bless you for this a precious and true glimpse of the real meaning of Christmas.|
|Reviewed by George Carroll
|A lesson well taught in ths delightful Christmas poem.|
|Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader)
|Reviewed by J M
|OH Jackie this is beautiful timeless and priceless poetry and message I have never seen the manger told in such away.
God Bless and keep you,
|Reviewed by Rusty Daily
|This should be a favorite Micke. Very well done.
|Reviewed by CJ Heck
|Truly a heartwarming story, Micke. I really enjoyed this. It's no wonder it's your favorite!
|Reviewed by Mr. Ed
|Truly worth a re-post, Micke - and truly a wonderful Christmas poem. Love that graphic, too!|