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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


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 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, grief, loss,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Christmas Eve With My Sweetheart
My darling, my dearest, my loving man –
it is a perfect fire you have going,
the atmosphere is Christmas-cheer glowing.
I delight in you, me and our...

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Categories: character, christmas, good night, husband, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Where The Sycamore Grew
The sun-yellow house seems smaller somehow,
as we look at it now,  with time-worn eyes...

The street seems narrower, and the trees have grown..
and where once...

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Categories: christmas, autumn, family, house, life, night, old,
Form: Narrative



Hard Times
When hard times come they sit a spell,
Like kin folk come to stay
A-packin' troubles, pets an' kids
That always get ‘n your way.
It's drought an' flood,...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: christmas, cowboy-western, family, funny, life, on work
Form: Cowboy
Premium Member May it be an Evening Star of Peace - In Collaboration with our PS community Poets
Like the Evening Star guided ancient mariners through calm or troubled seas
Let it guide and help spread this message of Peace to the far ends...

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Categories: christmas, beautiful, peace, star,
Form: Verse
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, jesus, religious,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Tears on her pillow - continued from A girl named Sue

Tears for a Mother
Fears for a Father gone
Fate deals an unfair hand
The door to youthful joy closing
on adolescent shoulders imposing
grown up responsibilities instead

Eyes sadly deprived...

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Categories: christmas, fate, first love, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
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 Sunny Horizons
POTD 20 Dec 2018

Like sand in an hour glass
Time moves so fast
A precious commodity
Not meant to last

Measured in hours
Minutes unfold
Time waits for no man
So I’ve...

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Categories: christmas, appreciation, farewell, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
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, wedding, winter,
Form: Epic
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
Held aloft
We'd laid old George to rest the week before,
at ninety-one he now rejoined his wife,
no heirs to his estate, so one thing more
to do, and...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: christmas, heartbreak,
Form: Sonnet
The Older I Get
I once heard the whisper of falling snow,
saw a spark in the eye of a coal-black crow,
felt the power and awe of a swift river's...

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Categories: christmas, allegory, angst, health
Form: Monorhyme
Welcome To My World -The Cost Of Happiness-
~TAKE MY MONEY ~

Crimson Joy, L'Oreal Lips, DOLCE & GABBANA eyewear 
Mascara from beyond LONDON Bridges
Like the pretty face found in front of Vanity Fair
What...

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Categories: christmas, abuse, addiction, adventure, clothes, fashion, happiness,
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, happy, holiday,
Form: Narrative
December Magic
December Magic

Waltzing with the wind,
in crocheted gowns of white lace…
flurries of snowflakes
sway to sweet divine music...
that only angels can hear. 


12-24-2014


Contest:    ...

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Categories: christmas, beauty, december, magic, snow,
Form: Tanka
...."The Wedding At Dreamendon" ~
Dressing the ancient stars amid their anthem weddings attire....

The universe anxiously anticipating these adorned galaxies of, anew ~

Bookplate bridesmaids, with such glittering eyes and broadening...

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Categories: christmas, faith, happiness, holiday, love
Form: I do not know?
More Foolish Footles for Super Soupy Soupers -
Andrea D?...No brainer:
Dandy
Andie

Or in her younger, wilder days she may have been:
Randy
Andie?
(Just kidding! Just kid...Ouch!)

I have no choice but to categorize several poems by my...

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Categories: christmas, funny, me,
Form: Footle
Premium Member Tangled Vines
I walk along the old familiar path in the wood of my childhood -
the place that I willingly abandoned  
for the lure of new...

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Categories: christmas, childhood, life,
Form: Free verse
FAVE POETS MEET
Meeting my homegirls Wilma Neels
and Kim Van Breda with shrieks and squeals
hasty introductions and we're on our way
for a night of reading at Poetry Café

We've...

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Categories: christmas, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Frozen Farewell

Your breath upon the window freezes, lace

               Yet, warm against my...

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Categories: analogy, christmas, goodbye, lost love, love
Form: Sonnet
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, memory, money,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member STREETLIFE
I’m on my way into the grocery store
when I see him huddled near the shop doorway
In his outstretched hand
an empty coffee cup
I throw in a...

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Categories: christmas, environment, society,
Form: Free verse