Holiday Poems | Examples of Holiday Poetry

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Categories: holiday, lonely, nostalgia, solitude,
Premium MemberCHRISTMAS NOSTALGIA
by Line Gauthier


Lonely widow hums as
She meticulously sets out
Her Christmas china
Lovely napkins
And candles

Her table lays awaiting
Festivities of yesteryear

No one is scheduled to come
But one never knows

This living...

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Categories: allegory, angel, angst, art, holiday,
Being with nature
by bawa talwar
Nostalgia drove me to my ancestral  home
The air there was infused with scent of Frangipani
At twilight vermillion rays made the water so
flying mockingbirds made...

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Categories: holiday, imagery, january, new
PROCURING HAPPILY EVER AFTER
by Heather C. Levy
She freezes on a cracked plastic patio chair.
Morse code sleet sings “Auld Lang Syne.”
Coffee steam travels
north with piercing gusts
toward Times Square.
A teaspoon, overly used and...

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Categories: holiday, imagery, winter,
Premium MemberWinter Blues and Homeless
by Eve Roper
The sky was turning from black to a steel gray.
Winter takes in its arms the weeping stars as dawn was coming.
Her green hazel eyes staring...

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Categories: holiday, new year, new
Hip, Hip, Hurray
by Gershon Wolf
        Hip, Hip, Hurray!

January 1 is New Year's Day!
  Is it special in any form or way?

Is...

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Categories: holiday, poverty, truth,
Premium MemberOld New Year Blues
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

It’s time to flip the free calendar,
loosen the rusty Christmas tree stand screws
Battery’s low on the reindeer car,
boost the spirits with some gift used snowshoes

In...

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Categories: holiday, language, loneliness, sad,
Holiday Time
by Gershon Wolf
    Merry madcap men
Delicately downing drinks:
      Duty's derelicts....

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Categories: holiday, horse, humorous, uplifting,
Premium MemberHoliday Fun Re-Write for the Equine Inclined 2
by Chris Hagy
Frosty the Roan Man  
   
Frosty the Roan Man was a jolly, happy soul
with a big wide blaze and a frosted butt
and...

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Categories: holiday, perspective, spiritual, wisdom,
Premium MemberHoliday Scrubs
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Yuletide blackboard,
tally the good, dirty snow ugly and the bad
Chalk it up to life learning experience,
golden sleigh bell reward
Past mistake spots erased so mistletoe glad,
mend...

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Categories: holiday,
Lessons from the Season
by Davis Smith
When December drops its load,
as the season starts its march in spite,
I find myself enraptured
 by the ice of time.

That was the time for loving,
as...

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Categories: holiday,
Holiday Cheer
by Andrew Crisci
Happy Holidays to all,
may peace be
in your thoughts
and love in your hearts....

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Categories: holiday, humor, word play,
Premium MemberReturn of the Red Eye
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Jedessa had a sharp shopper’s eye,
her uncanny bar code intuition
told her which bargains to pass by
Irregular fits raised the purse alarm,
buy-as-is was a siren salesman...

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Categories: holiday, humor,
'Tis New Year's Eve
by George Aul
'Twas the week after Christmas
and the bills came pouring in,
I went out for some drinks
but my wallet was mighty thin

My buddy beside me
and I in...

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Categories: children, christmas, fun, holiday,
Premium MemberChristmas Altitude
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Happy childhood flight down the stairs for kids,
smiles a mile wide
Looking for toy surprises ... 
youthful spirits soaring sky high
Joyous laughter with each gift unwrapped
Parent...

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Categories: holiday,
Premium MemberHeist
by POETESS DARKLY
I slipped Ole Saint Nicky
A Christmas mickey
As he hummed silent night
 
Being nice is so passé
Naughty's more fun anyway
Sprawled in the snow, what a sight
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Categories: beautiful, christian, christmas, giving, holiday, winter,
A Walk on Christmas Eve Day
by Robert Trezise Jr.
My boots crunch
As I walk
Across the frozen, bare woods
With, but a few hints
For what’s to come.

No thunder, no lightning, no wind
Predicts
This,
In winter,

But I see and...

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Categories: holiday,
I CAUGHT HIM RED HANDED
by Alexis Y.
Twas the night before Christmas, and everyone was sleep,
accept little ole me, I was wide awake I wouldn’t say a peep.

I wanted to catch Santa...

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Categories: angel, bible, birth, change, holiday,
Premium MemberTHE LORD'S PRAYER
by Verlena S. Walker
THE LORD’S PRAYER

There is no time like Christmas time to religious people.
God sent his only begotten son to form vision.
Civilization is here and now where...

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Categories: holiday,
A Sense Of Christmas
by Richard Evans
the yuletide came
in the voice of crooners
Please Come Home
I’ll Be Home
Santa Claus Santa Claus
which placed me directly
in front of a speaker
the RCA Victor phonograph
with the...

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Categories: christmas, culture, faith, holiday, humanity, inspiration, symbolism,
Premium MemberSANTA CLAUS IS REAL
by Michael E. Harris
I BELIEVE IN SANTA CLAUS, 
I KNOW IN MY HART HE'S REAL.

I UNDERSTAND THE SPIRIT OF SANTA,
FOR ME, IT'S A REALLY BIG DEAL.

SANTA SAID IT'S...

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Categories: holiday, missing you,
One Liners
by cheryl hoffman
Missing their presence while opening up their holiday presents had become a nostalgic and bittersweet ritual for them.





12-21-17
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Categories: holiday, humor, jesus, jewish,
Premium MemberReasons for Seasons
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Honey. 
A question.

One?

For now.
Subject to chain-reaction change.

As long as we're clear
about our lack of restraining rules.

Quite so, dear.
I'm wondering about that line
"Jesus is the reason
for...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, creation, cute holiday, humanity,
Once Again Christmas is Here
by Lemuel Giviens
My oh, my
Christmas is here once again
Time for family and friends,
To surround the most important Holiday,
Eating and enjoying the pleasures of the moment
Once again, it...

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Categories: holiday,
Premium MemberChristmas Turkeys
by Jack Ellison


People running round like turkeys with their heads off
Turkeys running for their lives, fears unable to quash
Sadly tradition wins out
Season joy's what it's about
Turkeys have...

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Categories: holiday, poetry,
Christmas is the Season
by Megan Ryan
It’s that time once again
No matter how time passes
Each year passes by
The holidays never get old
It’s magic holding true.

It isn’t just a time for family
A...

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Categories: christmas, family, fantasy, for holiday, nostalgia, snow,
A Christmas Scene
by Johnny Martinez
Off to grandmother’s cottage we go,
past snow covered pines all in a row,
to a cozy home with old fashion charm,
standing beside it the red painted...

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Categories: celebration, christian, christmas, devotion, holiday,
Jesus The Reason for the Season
by Adeleke Adeite
Jesus' beauty is boundless
His mercies are matchless
His faithfulness is flawless,
His truthfulness is timeless...
He is the reason for the season.

His lordship is limitless,
His fellowship is faultless,
His...

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Categories: holiday, poetry,
A story
by Nagella Jean-Baptiste
(fact)

A story that never ends, 
always finds it's place to be re-telling it again
Whether sitting by the fire place
Or sitting by the television
A story always...

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Categories: allegory, christmas, december, holiday,
Noel
by Edward Ahern
Noel

Amalgamated emotions, like good wine,
blendings for intensified taste.
Christmas stirrings of affection, greed and piety,
great nose, rich savor, but bittersweet aftertaste.

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Categories: holiday, hope,
Premium MemberDear Santa, What I Want For Christmas
by Gregory R Barden

Dear Santa,


I want to ask you for something VERY special this year - I know it's going to 

be hard for you, so please don't...

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Categories: holiday, horse, humor, song,
Premium MemberHoliday Fun Rewrite for the Equine Inclined 1
by Chris Hagy
DECK THE STALLS

Deck the stalls with lots of Friesians 
fa la la la la, la la la la

Tis the season to be Freezin
fa la la...

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Categories: america, christian, christmas, faith, holiday, society, spiritual,
Why do Many Take Christ Out Of Christmas
by Jim Pemberton
Why Do Many Take Christ Out Of Christmas?

Christmas is the only holiday that many don’t call by name.
Many often forget about the true reason that...

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Categories: america, christian, christmas, december, holiday, hope, society,
Does Christmas Offend YOU
by Jim Pemberton
Does the Message of Christmas Offend You?

I know of many who got somewhat “defensive.”
It has to do with something, they find “offensive.”

This seems to be...

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Categories: christian, christmas, faith, holiday, hope, inspirational, jesus,
What If Christmas Never Came
by Jim Pemberton
What If Christmas Never Came???

What if Christmas never happened?  
What if Christmas never came?
Things around here would be different! 
It wouldn’t be the same!

What...

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Categories: holiday,
From My Lips to Santa's Ears 'Crowned 3-piece Sonnet'
by Brahn Bailey
Hello Santa, Nice to meet you this year
I've been very good, come rain or shine
I know what your thinking, you have your fears
But I don't...

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