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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 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

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 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,
Form: Free verse
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

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
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 Christmas Past
A time I still remember, Christmas day
in 'fifty-three; I was age fourteen then,
and I recall those very special hours
at home, so cozy, warm with my...

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Categories: christmas, memory,
Form: Blank verse
This year we will remember
Happier times in past months of December

This year we will certainly see
A massive void where you used to be

This year we...

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Categories: christmas, dad, remember,
Form: Couplet
Sparkling snowflakes were falling around
Making a thick blanket on the ground

The lights on the Christmas trees
Twinkling brightly in the breeze

Carol singers sang a Christmas song

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Categories: christmas,
Form: Couplet
My thoughts drift back to my childhood days
Of so many years ago
All the family gathered by a roaring fire
Whilst outside glistens with sparkling snow

We had...

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Categories: childhood, christmas, family, growing
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Christmas night reflections
Fluttering beneath the newly cut
Festive green hollies,
Decked out with heaped drapes
Of freshly fallen snow,
A bold little red breasted Robin,
Busily searching,
Cheerfully hops to and fro.

Darting between...

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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

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Categories: christmas, holiday,
Form: Rhyme
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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Categories: christmas, parody,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Invitation
December 25th-  The Christmas Wedding

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
The Elves Snow Party

Away up north where it’s snowing they say
the elves are preparing for Christmas day.
Big elves little elves, busier than bees
All building toys, for under Christmas...

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Categories: adventure, celebration, christmas, fantasy,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member A Winter Day
A blessed
Winter Day
Dressed for the
Holidays. A pure blanched
Vision awaits me so I reflect out loud. 

Satin white angel hair snow, sleeps light on our street,

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Categories: christmas,
Form: Rhyme