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Memories -

Memories - 

Laughter explodes, runs riot
children huddled beneath sheets,
heads lost in wonderland of white.

Grown-ups with whispered words 
 wait, breath held tight,
at top of the stairs, passed mid-night.

Eyes closed, flushed cheeks,
presents laid at silent feet,
on coverlets bathed by moonlight.

All quiet, all through the night, until
morning brings Christmas Day’s delight.



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  1. Date: 12/9/2012 3:39:00 PM

    A well deserved win poem, congratulations!!!! -A poem to be proud of, very well written Gloria. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    Watts Avatar Gloria Watts Date: 12/12/2012 8:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Many thanks Anne, happy that you enjoyed my poem.
  1. Date: 12/9/2012 11:04:00 AM

    awesome poem..Congratulations on your win friend Gloria. cheers!!

    Watts Avatar Gloria Watts Date: 12/9/2012 11:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Many thanks Gloria
  1. Date: 12/8/2012 8:20:00 AM

    Beautiful Gloria, Thank You

    Watts Avatar Gloria Watts Date: 12/9/2012 11:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Craig Gloria
  1. Date: 12/8/2012 6:53:00 AM

    congrats Gloria on a tremendous write and win luv ..

    Watts Avatar Gloria Watts Date: 12/9/2012 11:13:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Linda Gloria
  1. Date: 12/8/2012 5:50:00 AM

    Big Congratulations Gloria xx

    Watts Avatar Gloria Watts Date: 12/9/2012 11:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks - very much unexpected Gloria
  1. Date: 12/7/2012 10:48:00 PM

    I LOVE this one. So simple and yet it tells so much of those old memories. Congrats on your win.

    Watts Avatar Gloria Watts Date: 12/9/2012 11:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Many thanks Andrea
  1. Date: 12/7/2012 9:48:00 PM

    Congratulations! The first three lines invoke the sweetest nostalgia - Oh, to be a kid again! This is a fabulous poem.

    Watts Avatar Gloria Watts Date: 12/9/2012 11:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Heather, agreed it was a good time, much to remeber.
  1. Date: 12/7/2012 8:59:00 PM

    Gloria, , CONGRATULATIONS :-) ON YOUR XOOL WINNING POEM~LINDA

    Watts Avatar Gloria Watts Date: 12/9/2012 11:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Many thanks
  1. Date: 12/7/2012 6:35:00 PM

    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

    Watts Avatar Gloria Watts Date: 12/9/2012 11:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Debbie
  1. Date: 12/2/2012 2:50:00 AM

    Gloria just brilliant...David

    Watts Avatar Gloria Watts Date: 12/2/2012 8:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks David, still a vivid memory from childhood when we were 6 in the bed , top and bottom - over Christmas at my Grandmother's house.
  1. Date: 12/1/2012 11:05:00 AM

    Lovely write this, thanks for sharing it xx

    Watts Avatar Gloria Watts Date: 12/2/2012 8:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Mandy, still avery vivid memory.