poet Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll

#43 on top 500 poets

Christmas Greetings

Lady dear, if Fairies may
For a moment lay aside
Cunning tricks and elfish play,
'Tis at happy Christmas-tide.

We have heard the children say -
Gentle children, whom we love -
Long ago, on Christmas Day,
Came a message from above.

Still, as Christmas-tide comes round,
They remember it again -
Echo still the joyful sound
'Peace on earth, good-will to men!'

Yet the hearts must childlike be
Where such heavenly guests abide:
Unto children, in their glee,
All the year is Christmas-tide!

Thus, forgetting tricks and play
For a moment, Lady dear,
We would wish you, if we may,
Merry Christmas, glad New Year!

Poem Submitted: Monday, December 14, 2015

Add this poem to MyPoemList

Rating Card

4,5 out of 5
3 total ratings
rate this poem

Comments about Christmas Greetings by Lewis Carroll

  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (2/5/2020 1:31:00 PM)

    Yet the hearts must childlike be
    Where such heavenly guests abide:
    Unto children, in their glee,
    All the year is Christmas-tide! child like grace. wonderful. tony

    Report Reply
    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (1/31/2019 10:51:00 AM)

    Yet the hearts must childlike be
    Where such heavenly guests abide:
    Unto children, in their glee,
    All the year is Christmas-tide!
    a very fine poem indeed.. tony

    Report Reply
    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • 12345 (6/5/2018 5:49:00 AM)

    BEST POEM EVER, It lierally ticed every boc

    Report Reply
    1 person liked.
    1 person did not like.



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?