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Best Christmas Eve Poems

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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: christmas eve, anti bullying, christmas,
Form: Free verse



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: christmas eve, character, christmas, good night, husband, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our Christmas Eve Dinner
'Twas our Christmas Eve dinner; we all had sat down
at the table to eat. Grandma couldn’t be found!
We children were fussing; Dad rose to his...

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Categories: christmas eve, dad, humorous, mom, prayer,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Christmas Eve of Old
In harmony that the angels hear
Sweet music of a Midnight Clear
With reverent voices, in joyful mode
A sacred song of long ago
A velvet night while stars...

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Categories: christmas eve, happiness, holidaymusic, music,
Form: Couplet
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: christmas eve, celebration, christmas, december, inspiration, jesus, religious,
Form: Terza Rima



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 eve, allegory, angst, health
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Of Days Gone By
Sometimes I laugh
Sometimes I cry
Sometimes I dream
Of Days gone by

Life was hard, each day we learned
We never wanted what we hadn’t earned
A handshake at the...

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Categories: christmas eve, nostalgiaprayer, autumn,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Heard Mother
I Heard Mother
(to tune of "I Saw Mother Kissing Santa Clause")

I heard Mother scolding Santa's elf
As I prowled the house on Christmas Eve.
He'd hid in...

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Categories: christmas eve,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A Child's Only Christmas
This Christmas Eve an Angel
Felt the sorrow of the Lord.
Who wept for the many Children
sentenced to perish by the sword.
What alarm and consternation
Could sweep their...

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Categories: christmas eve, angel, christmas, loss,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - We Light Our Candles -
    
      


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Categories: christmas eve, hope, joy, love, peace,
Form: Shape
R I P - Santa
~Do you Believe~ 

Here's the little twist in my parents home
Spreading fairy dust since I was 3 years old
The prancing and dancing before Christmas Eve
Made...

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Categories: christmas eve, celebration, christmas, december, holiday, how i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Mouse Family's Christmas
It's Christmas Eve and through the house 
there creeps a curious little mouse.
He climbs into the big arm chair 
and finds the cookies waiting there...

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Categories: christmas eve, adventure, christmas,
Form: Narrative
A Visit From Santa Claus
It was Christmas Eve, not a soul made a sound,
And not so much as a mouse could be found,
The children had hung their stockings on...

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Categories: christmas eve, christmas, eve, fantasy, holiday, tribute,
Form: Epic
My Tricycle -
~My Tricycle~

Christmas  eve,
I could not help but peek.

There it was, a blue and pinkish bike.
With streamers all for me...

A ride, I wanted to feel...

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Categories: christmas eve, adventure, sister, blue, me, red, sister,
Form: Free verse
A Christmas Snow
It is Christmas Eve, all preparations for the day are done,
My hand grabs the doorknob as I step out to take a stroll,
On this peaceful...

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Categories: christmas eve, christmas, holiday, joy, nostalgia, snow, tree,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Peace, Love, and God's Greatest Gift
Peace, Love, and God’s Greatest Gift

The mellifluous musical tones of the village bells
Echoing chimes over the cold snowcapped mountains
Both finding their way to people in...

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Categories: christmas eve, celebration, christmas, december, inspiration, jesus, religious,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member A Christmas Snow
Nervous as a harried hen, Mom was in a dither
Would wedding guests be kept away by December weather?

My cheeks so rosy from the sting of...

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Categories: christmas eve, christmas, wedding,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Good Tidings
It's twelve days before Christmas, Love, and I am sitting here,
the hearth fire is burning bright, but on my cheek they're tears.
I hold the conch...

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Categories: christmas eve, history, holiday, hope, husband, sea, me,
Form: Quatrain
A Christmas Spirit
He stopped believing in Christmas when his mama died
On each Holy night He made a wish for Christmas Spirit to be out of his life.
On...

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Categories: christmas eve, christmas,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member A Story
It was on a Christmas Eve
early in the morn
into a world so often cold
a little girl was born.
Her parents, they did love her,
the way that...

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Categories: christmas eve, confusion, introspection, life, sadfor her, god,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Christmas Mourning
I question Adam’s hymn, O’ Holy Night,
while I retreat upstairs on Christmas Eve
comparing his to mine to fill the night:

His was a quill that spilled...

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Categories: christmas eve, anger, christian, christmas, daughter,
Form: Rhyme Royal
The Night Before Christmas By Edgar Allan Poe
On the night before Christmas, alone in my house, 
Sorrow gnawed at my soul, like a ravenous mouse.
Entombed in my blankets, I struggled to sleep,
Ready...

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Categories: christmas eve, christmas,
Form: Narrative
Everything
Do you miss it?

What?
Words 
once whispered
into starry nights?
The fading wisps
of color once painted
on a 5am sky?
A cool breeze
blowing away the remains
of summer?

Or hands
lingering in each...

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© Kacie Ray  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: christmas eve, nostalgia,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member TUESDAY HUMOUR
TOP GUN.

A keen jet pilot broke the speed of sound
A loud sonic boom he caused on the ground
House windows were broken
The whole town awoken
Claims from...

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Categories: christmas eve, humor,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Santa's Favorite - Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
Santa Claus has travel worries at the North Pole,
With terrible winter storms brewing there afoot,
He knows Christmas is so close and so he must put
His...

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Categories: christmas eve, allegory, appreciation, celebration, christmas, faith, humorous,
Form: Italian Sonnet