Dawn Ferrett

Rookie - 233 Points (Portsmouth, Hampshire)

The Fairy On The Christmas Tree - Poem by Dawn Ferrett

The fairy on the Christmas tree
Is looking quite forlorn.
Her wand is broken and splinted;
Her wings, all tattered and torn.
Her dress of stiff crepe paper
Was once a bright sky blue,
But time has bleached it all away.
It's now a much paler hue.
But through it all, each Christmas
She sits in pride of place,
Gazing down on the proceedings,
A serene smile on her face.
She sat there when I was growing up,
And when my son was small,
And, somehow, I know she'll still be there
When the grandchildren come to call.
She's become a part of my family life,
Of memories which I hold dear,
And to me, at least, she heralds in
A Christmas filled with cheer.
And I just can't bear to give her up,
To heartlessly throw her away.
To me she represents Christmases Past
And she will to my dying day.

Topic(s) of this poem: christmas

Comments about The Fairy On The Christmas Tree by Dawn Ferrett

  • Valerie Dohren (9/20/2012 5:01:00 PM)

    As Christmas is now on the horizon, decided to take a look at your Christmas poetry Dawn - love this one, excellent, beautifully written. (Report) Reply

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  • Heather Wilson (5/19/2012 5:47:00 AM)

    A lovely Christmas poem Dawn, I love your fairy (It makes me feel like hanging up my decorations) . so well written. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 18, 2012

Poem Edited: Sunday, August 23, 2015

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