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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 - 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,

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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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: christmas, holiday,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member Frozen Farewell

Your breath upon the window freezes, lace

               Yet, warm against my...

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Categories: analogy, christmas, goodbye, lost

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,

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,

Premium Member Christmas Mourning

There it lies, forlorn and tragic,
Christmas, mourning for its magic,
Waiting for an angel, fair
To tumble, giggling, down the stair,
Bouncing curls of platinum hair ...

(Now as...

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Categories: child, childhood, christmas, daughter,

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,

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,


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,

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,

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,

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 loved...

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Categories: christmas, memory,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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

Premium Member The Heart of Christmas -EDITED
Tinsel sparkling on trees that toys lie beneath,
Holly with berries and the hanging of the wreath.
Everything is red and ever-green.

Hearth and home are comforting;
Evening is...

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Categories: christmas,

Premium Member Holly's Christmas Story
Our sweet dog Holly lies under our tree
She is wagging her tail so gleefully,

Knocking about the light Christmas tree balls.
She becomes quite shocked as one...

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Categories: adventure, christmas, dog, snow,


The bells are calling as the snowflakes fall
Illuminations twinkle with delight
A goodwill message sent to one and all
The joys of Christmas fill this festive night.


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Categories: christmas,

Christmas on the Pacific islands
Christmas on the pacific islands where it's summer everyday 
is all about families, friends, joy, love and foods
Though we are many islands and ocean divided...

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Categories: celebration, christian, christmas, joy,