AuthorsDen.com  Join Free! | Login 

 
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | eBooks | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors: Mary Ann Barrucco, iBeth Trissel, iCraig Nagasugi, iD.L. Carroll, iOdin Roark, iErnest Paquin, iNancy Neville, i
  Home > Holidays > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Regina Pounds

  + Follow Me   

· 79 titles
· 1,413 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
· Save to My Library
·
Member Since: Mar, 2001

   Sitemap
   My Blog
   Contact Author
   Read Reviews

Newsletter
Subscribe to the Regina Pounds Newsletter. Enter your name and email below and click "sign me up!"
Name:
Email:


Books
· Leonora: Tulips in Winter

· Theo's Ghost

· Lord Eaglebeak

· The Any Agency: Wild Violets


Articles
· Book Buyer Beware

· The Gordonator Precision Search Engine

· How to Critique a manuscript (even your own)


Poetry
· Satchmo sings

· The March Winds

· My place

· Silent Salute

· Prost Neujahr!

· Solo

· An opportunity lost

· Rainy Mornings

· just do it, get to it

· Lasting Impact

         More poetry...
News
· Setting ReginaPounds.com Free

· Pesky URL problem

· Second Editions available now

· Wild Violets more widely available now

· Wild Violets available now

Regina Pounds, click here to update your web pages on AuthorsDen.

   
Books by Regina Pounds
  Silent Night
by Regina Pounds
Thursday, December 23, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.

Share   Print   Save


Recent poems by Regina Pounds
•  Satchmo sings
•  The March Winds
•  Me, Cat
•  Cupids at Play
•  Basics
           >> View all 72


May all your Christmases be filled with peace and love. Gina


For just a little while I shall not read the news

 For just a little while I will not sing the blues

For just a little while I shall turn away my gaze

For just a little while I will ignore the blaze of injustice, of cruelty, of foolishness, of greed of war imposed, of power at play of weakness, of envy, of malice

For just a little while I will seek solitude

For just a little while I will seek serenity

For just a little while I shall remember the birth, the life, the death of Jesus Christ the man who taught us about love and goodness and compassion about kindness and the will to help those in need...about the ease with which to bow low...about the fortitude with which to stand against wrong

For just a little while... for one Silent Night I shall be quiet

 RDP copyright 2004  

PS: And so it was a quiet night...this year, too...on Christmas Day, though, you could have heard me howling! I had a splinter in my foot and it hurt like hell..got infected, too...so by New Year's Eve I was once again quiet...couldn't dance, you see. I was worried I might have only one foot left..not enough to stuff my mouth (on occasion).

That priceless addition was written on January 4th, 2009, and my foot is healing...am I?

 

 

 




Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!




Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 12/21/2007
Your silence is golden and inspiring Gina! Ich wuenche Dir eine sehr Heilige und stille Nacht! Mit Liebe und Segen! Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 2/10/2005

An inspiring poetic grand. "Silent Night" enchants and strikes
wise thoughts.


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 1/5/2005
Regina,

Stunningly beautiful and crafted with poetic precision - this is a truly wonderful write!!

Best wishes,

Robert
Reviewed by Franz Kessler 1/1/2005
Great write, Gina - you're hitting the nail on the head. This hyper-active world needs silence, focus and spirituality. You're bringing to the table what really counts. Thanks for this gift. Happy new year to you. Franz
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 12/29/2004
I don't know how I missed this but I'm so glad I saw it today, this is incredibly beautiful and timely. Happy New Year, Regina.
Reviewed by Theresa Koch 12/28/2004
This was so lovely
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 12/28/2004
Outstanding!!!!
a wonderfil suggestion to the world
lets just sit and be silent
that is where the gifts of life most often come through
excellent!!!
Reviewed by Amira van Kerk 12/25/2004
Excellent write Gina.
Love it.
Hope you'll have a wonderful Christmas.
Love
Amira
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 12/24/2004
Wonderful verses, Gina. Thank you for this gift. Best wishes of love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 12/24/2004
For Just A little While I Will Have Known Found Compassion!

Excellent!

TRASK
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 12/24/2004
Beautiful and peaceful thoughts, this was lovely, Happy Holidays to you and yours,

Reindeer
Reviewed by A PAX 12/24/2004
I am with you
Happy Holiday!
wonderful words..........

Anita
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 12/24/2004
I think we all need such a Silent Night. Wishing you a Joyous and Peaceful Holiday Season, Regina.
Reviewed by Lori Moore 12/24/2004
Your "little while" sounds wonderful. I hope you have the best Christmas ever.
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 12/23/2004
Lovely, Regina.
Happy Holidays to you and yours.
Carolyn
Reviewed by William Bonilla 12/23/2004
excellent write .....Regina
Well Penned

William .....peace
Happy Holidays
Reviewed by Handsum Hart 12/23/2004
A little silence sounds good to me.

Happy Holidays
Reviewed by E T Waldron 12/23/2004
Brava Gina! Yes we need that silent night, and I will be doing likewise. I'm trying my best to keep it outside the Den, but it gets mighty hard to do when you read others hate spewed stuff.Have a wonderful holiday and enjoy your silent night!;-)
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 12/23/2004
This is an inspiring write and I think that I will follow your advice.
Popular Poetry (Holidays)
  1.  My Christmas Gift
  2.  Christmas Waits
  3.  The Ink Is Dry
  4.  A Kitty Cat Christmas
  5.  When God Became A Baby
  6.  Reimagining The New Year
  7.  Still Remembering Daddy
  8.  A Confusing Weekend
  9.  A Beasty Boy Christmas
  10.  Ready For Howloween

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.