Vera Sidhwa


Magical Night - Poem by Vera Sidhwa

The Christmas Sleigh


The reindeer pulled the sleigh along
Around a dark precipice.
It never landed on the ground.
It flew through the heavens all around.

A child sited this through his plane window
And asked his mom what that was.
His mom answered that was Christmas magic
Of a reindeer trying to reach Santa Claus.

The boy decided to play catch up
Because the plane lagged behind.
But the reindeer had magical powers
So it sped along.

I expected the reindeer to win the race
Because it on a faster pace
And the airplane could not catch up
Because it was Christmas night.

Topic(s) of this poem: night


Comments about Magical Night by Vera Sidhwa

  • (12/3/2015 9:04:00 PM)


    Vera, you caught me by surprise because the first three verses where in the third person, then suddenly threw me off in the first person. A delightful poem otherwise, I enjoyed the child's innocence. Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Poem Edited: Tuesday, December 1, 2015


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