Lewis Carroll

(27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898 / Cheshire)

Christmas Greetings - Poem by Lewis Carroll

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!


Comments about Christmas Greetings by Lewis Carroll

  • Drtony 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
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  • (6/5/2018 5:49:00 AM)

    BEST POEM EVER, It lierally ticed every boc (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 14, 2015



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