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Christmas
by Mary Ellen Quire

Friday, November 22, 2002
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Although everyone's experience of Christmas is different, this is mine.



The crisp chill in the morning air and the icicles on the trees
Make the magical morning of Christmas even more delightful.
Those who celebrate the birth of Christ with gifts fit to appease
Even the most hard hearted ones who find the day quite spiteful.

With treasures wrapped in paper and a banquet fit for kings,
The carols of Godís blessings fill the ears and warm the hearts.
Sights of little ones smiles at an old elf, as laughter sings;
Riches revealed makes all eyes sparkle when the giving starts.

Mounds of torn paper, bows, and strings of ribbon flung about.
Shiny new toys held tight in the arms of a smiling child.
When belated members are welcomed with a Christmas shout.
Then blessings said and dishes flow to and fro like wild.

The satisfied look of all who stop to take it in;
The result of Christmas waking the small child within.


 
 


 

 

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Reviewed by John Domino 7/15/2008
God blessed you with talent!

Rejoice!

JMD
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 2/26/2008
Love Christmas time all year and this is a great poem. I feel almost the same way about Christmas. It is wonderful to read poems about the holiday and is meaningful to me. Lois C.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 12/10/2006
Thank you for sharing this wonderful Christmas experience, Mary. I appreciate it. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by J M 12/1/2006
Beautiful poetry I loved the ending so much.
Reviewed by Wanda True 6/12/2003
This is the way Christmas supposed to be. Great poem. God Bless. Wanda True
Reviewed by Christopher Ingham (Reader) 12/9/2002
Even though our Christmas is in summer, you have captured it for all of us. Chris.
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader) 11/22/2002
good poem. i have a xmas poem as well called "come all ye faithful" which see the holiday in a different light.
Reviewed by Larry Skahill (Reader) 11/22/2002
Chrismas, I love it
can't wait
thanks for sharing yours
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 11/22/2002
And tis an excellent one to share for us.. so crisp and fresh i loved it.
Peggy
Reviewed by Sally Montoye (Reader) 11/22/2002
And a beautiful one indeed!!!!
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