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Christmas Period

Season of hope,sharing and merriment,
deep love shown to many as compliment,
assorted food and gifts bought for a fee,
the joy of giving has overwhelmed me.

Time to remember God`s love for mankind,
which is unique and difficult to find,
From slavery,sins and vile we were set free,
the joy of giving has overwhelmed me.

To replicate this  we  show gratitude,
making people smile is a nice attitude,
good act of giving  only few can see,
the joy of giving has overwhelmed me.

Coloured lights and Christmas trees are in vogue,
enticing  gifts  can  turn  child  to  a rogue,
as  couples  relax on shores  of  the sea,
the joy of giving has  overwhelmed me.

Carols,shows with fireworks create more delight,
which makes this performance a yearly rite,
as I  give thanks and  praises  unto  thee,
the joy of giving to others soothes me.

*Modified Kyrielle*


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  1. Date: 1/10/2013 4:12:00 AM
    This is indeed an extremely spectacular poem for Christmas my dear friend, Olusegun! Many congratulations on your many wins too! love and hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 1/9/2013 4:20:00 PM
    Great winning work..Creative and expressive about Christmas..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 4:57:00 PM
    OLUSEGUN, a nice SEASON OF LIGHTS a nice & warm CONGRATULATIONS, with your win is a DELIGHT & ENLIGHTENMENT in OUR GLOBAL COMMUNITY (contest)... keep up the good work... always~PD

  1. Date: 1/4/2013 7:26:00 AM
    A hopeful and beautiful poem Segun

  1. Date: 1/4/2013 3:47:00 AM
    Big congrats on your win Segun.... Happy New Year to you.

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 4:55:00 PM
    Congratulations Olusegun. I think God blesses our giving in his name. congratultions on your win. Love, joyce

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 10:59:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win with this lovely poem, Olusequn.

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 10:19:00 AM
    I love your repeating line, the idea of being overwhelmed by joy of giving. congrats on your win with this lovely poem

  1. Date: 12/21/2012 10:23:00 PM
    Olusegun, stopping by with my warmest thoughts~ my best wishes go out to you and your family. Have yourself a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year* Always & Forever ;-) PD

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    Date: 12/22/2012 3:43:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks PD!You been very nice and wonderful..Merry Xmas and a Happy new year to you and your family....You are the BEST..
  1. Date: 12/5/2012 4:45:00 PM
    My favorite part was relaxing on the sea shore. Sure wish I could do that for MY xmas. You make it sound awesome, Modupe.