Melvina Germain

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(727) Christmas Past - Poem by Melvina Germain

Oh happy days, the snow fell over-night,
we have a white Christmas in our sight.
Only a few more days and nights,
Christmas will shine bright of white.

Remember those beautiful Christmas Eves,
when we gathered round our colorful trees.
Remember when we caroled down the street,
sang Christmas songs oh so sweet.

Memories are precious let’s not forget,
don’t do anything you might regret.
Christmas is the time of year to share,
to treasure family far and near.

This Christmas with the lights shining bright,
reflecting God’s blanket of white.
Sing sweet songs in memory,
past Christmas’s history.

Written: Dec.14/06


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  • (11/28/2016 6:57:00 PM)


    ((727) Christmas Past by Melvina Germain.)

    Remember those beautiful Christmas Eves,

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    **Reflections and celebration.
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  • Bri Edwards (2/17/2016 9:04:00 PM)


    I like it. nice rhyming. when do I get my gift? ? ?

    as a kid, I was lucky enough to not only have gifts to unwrap, but also a “stocking”, and it was really ‘hung by the chimney with care’.! ! it was great to delve into the deep cavity retrieving edible and an inedible treats.

    but snow and lights and singing was also nice! you (I guess) and I are privileged to have pleasant memories of Christmases past.

    bri to MyPoemList

    :)
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  • Terry Craddock (12/21/2015 9:36:00 PM)


    'Remember those beautiful Christmas Eves,
    when we gathered round our colorful trees.
    Remember when we caroled down the street,
    sang Christmas songs oh so sweet.'

    loved the rhythm joy life infused into this poem especially in the stanza above

    'Memories are precious let’s not forget,
    don’t do anything you might regret.
    Christmas is the time of year to share,
    to treasure family far and near.'

    loved the honouring of family and values in the last quoted stanza, beautiful verse Melvina :)
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  • Jasbir Chatterjee (12/21/2015 5:47:00 AM)


    Hearty congratulations on being poet of the day! It's a wonderful poem, very sweet and soothing. (Report) Reply

  • Kim Barney (12/21/2015 1:47:00 AM)


    Well done, Melvina. Congrats on poem of the day. Have a very merry Christmas and a happy new year! (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Kurt (12/21/2015 12:53:00 AM)


    It will be warm (relatively) and no snow here this year, but I do remember the glee when I was a child (Report) Reply

  • (10/16/2008 3:55:00 PM)


    the best poem ever i have ever read in my life (Report) Reply

  • (1/21/2007 11:39:00 AM)


    Fond memories of Christmas past when I was a child, and now I'm creating memories with my own family, by passing on traditions.
    Hugs,
    Dee
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  • Tailor Bell (12/30/2006 12:14:00 AM)


    how beautiful the image of white Christmas. magnifico' Melvina. -Tailor (Report) Reply

  • (12/18/2006 8:51:00 AM)


    Cheers for all the warm memories of Christmas that we keep in the landscapes of our minds. And cheers for your lovely, nostalgic poem as well. Take care, Melvina.

    Love,

    Sandra
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  • (12/16/2006 2:12:00 PM)


    Beautifully said Melvina, God's blanket of white just seems to complete the senses......memories of how it was when we were a child...........Diane (Report) Reply

  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (12/16/2006 12:57:00 PM)


    Christmas memories, from our Childhood, to our Children...Priceless...
    A Nice Penning, Melvina''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''F j R
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  • (12/16/2006 12:27:00 PM)


    Beutiful piece Melvina.... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 16, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, December 10, 2010


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