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Best Christmas Poems

Below are the all-time best Christmas poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of christmas poems written by PoetrySoup members


A Soup Bowl Full of Christmas
Twas the night before Christmas, when all thru the Soup bowl,
Not a poet was writing, not even the musing mole.
All their pens were hung by...

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Categories: christmas, family, silly,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Hush of Christmas Past
Can you recall the hush of Christmas past?
Think back to when you were a little child,
excited Santa Claus would come at last,
too young to even...

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Categories: child, christmas,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member CHRISTMAS EVE
CHRISTMAS EVE

He lay abed
That most tranquil of nights
Aghast at moon and stars
Dad had painted for his delight

In one charmed corner
A spider was swinging
From his thready...

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Categories: anti bullying, christmas,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Perfect Christmas Tree
We ventured out into the woods one day
Trying to find the perfect Christmas tree
A beautiful fir all will want to come and see
Planning to cut...

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Categories: beauty, bird, christmas,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Christmas Mourning

There it lies, forlorn and tragic,
     Christmas, mourning for its magic,
       Awaiting on an angel,...

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Categories: child, childhood, christmas, daughter,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Best Christmas Gift Ever
I was one of seven children 
Raised in a tiny three-bedroom house 
The rooms were so small 
They could comfort a mouse 

Always, at Christmas...

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Categories: christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Christmas Song
Light me a new candle,
  Put it before the manger,
    It is a bit cold, love.
     ...

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Categories: christmas,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Full Moon on Christmas
Full moon on Christmas
Werewolf chasing Santa's sleigh --
   A howling good time




Not for any contest.  Just wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and...

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Categories: christmas,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member T'was The Night Before Christmas


T'was the night before Christmas, all children were in bed
Elves were loading the sleigh, for Santa's big night ahead
A heavy fall of fresh snow had...

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Categories: christmas, humor,
Form: Narrative
Christmas White
It was a dry December month
    There was no rain, there was no snow
And so his hopes were wearing thin
  ...

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Categories: christmas, fun, holiday, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A BLESSED CHRISTMAS FOR ALL WITH POETRY SOUP
A BLESSED CHRISTMAS FOR ALL WITH POETRY SOUP

Dear Caren, Andrea, Cay Cay, Carolyn and Jan
Rico, Arturo, Paul and Chris, all of you are the same...

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Categories: christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member PINK CHRISTMAS KISSES-------POTD
He told me he loved me.
It was winter and snowing.
We walked on the street.

In a suburb, what a treat.
Houses aglow, Rudolph outside.
I wanted Santa there...

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Categories: christmas, happiness, imagery, joy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Most Beautiful Christmas Poem
Huddled in muddy trenches, the soldiers heard an eerie sound.
Troops were English, French & Belgians, and as they looked around,
The sound was coming from the...

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Categories: christmas,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Peace, Love, and Gods Greatest Gift -



The mellifluous musical tones of the village bells

Echoing chimes over the cold snowcapped mountains

Both finding their way to people in the valley below

Christmas songs —...

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Categories: celebration, christmas, december, inspiration,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member The Night the Grinch Stole our Muses
 'Twas the night before Christmas and their pages were bare
  Not one word could they write, not one verse to declare
  The...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: christmas, holiday,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member It Came Upon a Prophecy
May be sung to the tune of  It Came Upon the Midnight Clear

It came upon a prophecy
   in ancient days foretold
that to...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: christian, christmas, jesus,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Miracle On Ford Street
St Anthony's orphanage was founded some thirty years ago
For homeless and orphaned children, by a priest Father Angelo
Every child was made welcome; race and religion...

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Categories: care, children, christmas, prayer,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Redneck Santa
T'were the night after Christmas, 'n' the house was all dark.
Not much money for 'lectric in the ol' trailer park.
Ma waitin' tables at the club...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: christmas, parody,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Invitation
December 25th-  The Christmas Wedding

Head-to-head,
Surrounded by seasonal silver bells
Scarlet passionate pink poinsettias sit
Foliage scenery 
Entwined by Christmas and Wedding bliss
Frosty winter weather warmed up...

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Categories: anger, celebration, christmas, december,
Form: Epic
Lady On the Church Steps
I had seen her before in the spring and summer
The homeless lady sitting on the church steps
She would ask for help from people going into...

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Categories: appreciation, christmas, december, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Lottery Winner helps Homeless
 
 As I walked into the banquet hall of the 
 Goodman’s Inn, the first thing that stood
 out to me were the eyes...

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Categories: care, celebration, christmas, giving,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Never Out of Season - A Short Story
     I was wiping the dust off an old snow globe in the upstairs attic, when a mop of honey-blonde hair...

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Categories: august, bereavement, blue, christmas,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Frozen Farewell

Your breath upon the window freezes, lace

               Yet, warm against my...

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Categories: analogy, christmas, goodbye, lost
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Flip Flop
This is my black Christmas
I have nothing left to lose
I’m a bare footed white walker with no shoes
It’s okay burly guy don’t cry
I’ve found my...

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Categories: angst, appreciation, christmas, courage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Lost Fisher Boy
Playing at night on rocky ground, he sprained his foot.
He hobbled onwards careful where his foot he put.
The lonely shepherds had long returned to their...

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Categories: christmas,
Form: Couplet