James Tipp

Rookie - 408 Points (20-06-1945 / East London)

Christmas 2011 - Poem by James Tipp

Christmas 2011

The time for the clash has come again, the enigma that is Christmas
Here now in this moment in time we are challenged and torn two ways.
The old, old story of humility and powerlessness, poverty and squalor
Engages with the Wifi, the plasma screen, the insistent must have.
The origins kept alive by the few stand in stark contrast to the hype
Reindeer instead of cows, Ho Ho Ho, replaces the magi, but plenty of gold.
Within all of this stand the charities seeking to make life better for the poor
They seek to provide the essentials of Christmas, the Wifi, Plasma screen!
The real essential have always been free available to rich and poor
To know you are loved, valued, special are all found in the stable
The baby who comes for the world encompasses all of humanity
The still small voice continues to call in the midst of the takeover
The messengers are there to be heard, 'he who has ears to hear'.

Listen to this poem:

Comments about Christmas 2011 by James Tipp

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 18, 2011



Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]