Louisa May Alcott

(29 November 1832 – 6 March 1888 / Pennsylvania / United States)

From The Short Story A Christmas Dream, And How It Came True - Poem by Louisa May Alcott

From our happy home
Through the world we roam
One week in all the year,
Making winter spring
With the joy we bring
For Christmas-tide is here.

Now the eastern star
Shines from afar
To light the poorest home;
Hearts warmer grow,
Gifts freely flow,
For Christmas-tide has come.

Now gay trees rise
Before young eyes,
Abloom with tempting cheer;
Blithe voices sing,
And blithe bells ring,
For Christmas-tide is here.

Oh, happy chime,
Oh, blessed time,
That draws us all so near!
"Welcome, dear day,"
All creatures say,
For Christmas-tide is here.

Comments about From The Short Story A Christmas Dream, And How It Came True by Louisa May Alcott

  • Emily Oldham (9/27/2008 11:16:00 AM)

    Another great poem! i will memorise it and recite it at christmas (Report) Reply

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