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Merry Christmas Eve - Poem by Jim Yerman

I love Christmas Day with the giving of gifts, and believing in make-believe
But I also love the days that lead up to it and most notably Christmas Eve.

The gifts sit unopened under the tree, they are wrapped and the bows are all tied.
Christmas Eve is the last night we have to dream about the presents hiding inside.

The anticipation brings with it a warmth and a joy, you see it as you walk down the street
It’s felt in the hearts and rides on the shoulders and faces of the people we meet.

I guess I shouldn’t be astonished by feeling this way anymore
Because I carry with me a history of enjoying the night before.

I remember the night before my first date, I was filled with excitement and awe
I remember that night as affectionately as I remember the movie we saw.

(It was a beautiful evening, we sat in the theater and I remember Becky’s silhouette
As we ate our popcorn and drank our sodas while watching Romeo and Juliette.)

I remember the night before my first kiss, it’s a night I can’t easily dismiss
As I was hoping the next evening would be...the night of my very first kiss.

I remember the night before I was married, my face was a perpetual grin.
Wondering what the future held for us and waiting for that future to begin.

I remember the nights before my children were born as much as the days of their births.
I imagine if you looked you wouldn’t have found a happier person on Earth.

Yes, Christmas morning and all special days have the power to enchant and beguile
But Christmas Eve is another example of how it’s the journey that makes life worthwhile.

So as much as I enjoy Christmas Day there are many more reasons I believe
To wish all of you who are reading this a joyous and grand Christmas Eve.


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  • Gold Star - 9,259 Points Geetha Jayakumar (12/24/2013 6:01:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem...Wishing you too a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! ! ! .God Bless. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Christmas

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  2. 2. The Thing That's Wrong With Christmas , Lone Dog
  3. 3. Christmas Without You , Amor Olorvida
  4. 4. Tis The Season To Have A Loved One , Dakota Sawyer
  5. 5. I Have You Something For Christmas , norman hale
  6. 6. Christmas 2007 , Petra Soliman
  7. 7. The Reason , Sharla Murrill
  8. 8. Mom At Christmas , Thomas Nedzbala
  9. 9. Christmas Is Not A Word.. , Sarah Soliman George
  10. 10. Who You Really Are. , Ace Adams
  11. 11. Christmas Linda Part 2 - One Special Night , Paul Curtis
  12. 12. Christmas Time Again , christy york
  13. 13. Christmas , Sinead HoYJ
  14. 14. A Christmas Eve Snow , Tom Krause
  15. 15. Minneapolis North Side Christmas , r james sterzinger
  16. 16. Do Birds Have Christmas? , Mick Zerr
  17. 17. This Christmas Day , Mark Anthony Mendoza
  18. 18. The Peace Of Christmas , Moses Kainwo
  19. 19. My Christmas. , Kiyaga Lyttle Cephas
  20. 20. Merry Christmas , Chantall Bergeron
  21. 21. Every Child A Smile (This Christmas) , PENINNAH NG'ANG'A
  22. 22. The Star , Donald Peeples
  23. 23. Turn To The Lord Now Oh My Sheep , Kay Frances Kizer
  24. 24. The Seasons: A Masque. As Represented By.. , Henry Alford
  25. 25. I Hate This Christmas Holyday , Buyunde Acura Sylivester
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  27. 27. Christmas Without You , jess schwarcz
  28. 28. Looking For Christmas , Jean Penner
  29. 29. My Christmas Miracle , Tin Mouse
  30. 30. Graveyard , Aly Grey
  31. 31. Christmas At Arlington , BURGHARDT GARSON
  32. 32. My White Christmas , Eddie Henderson
  33. 33. That Time , Matthew Gormley
  34. 34. Christmas , Emily Casbourn
  35. 35. 13-14 Year Christmas Poem , SWETA LEENA PANDA
  36. 36. Blue Christmas , Allan James Saywell
  37. 37. Christmas Sun , BURGHARDT GARSON
  38. 38. Christmas Linda Part 3 - From Eve To Eve , Paul Curtis
  39. 39. Christmas Is The Season We Will Always R.. , Roxanne Dubarry
  40. 40. A Christmas Chant , Abram Joseph Ryan
  41. 41. The Christmas Vow , Maryann Virack
  42. 42. How The Boy Stole Christmas , Selina Marie
  43. 43. The Twelve Days Of Christmas , Mark Ruiz
  44. 44. All I Want For Christmas Is You Lyrics , Jojo JAC
  45. 45. And So Let It Be Christmas , Monica Engeler
  46. 46. Merry Christmas! , Larisa Rzhepishevska
  47. 47. When Christmas Comes To Town , kaurlene sheila
  48. 48. Christmas , RAPHAEL KARIBO
  49. 49. Christmas , Emily Sachs
  50. 50. Christmas Shopping , Jim Yerman
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