AISWARYA T ANISH

Rookie - 32 Points (07/04/1997 / KARUNAGAPPALLY, MANGALAM, KERALA, INDIA)

The Great Valuable Gift On Christmas Day

Poem by AISWARYA T ANISH

“Wow! It’s Christmas, happiness coming
Now for the gift welcoming loving
Then to the church to bow before God
And to the market to buy me a gift
I have the fifty cents all for myself”
Fanny jumped happily, she ran out to shop.

Dancing and skipping she went on her way
Across holy Churches,
Across lit up houses
Across snow laden parks and snowy canals
Gardening, sweating
She had made her money.

“I want a present,
A present I want,
I had a hard time to earn these
Christmas is the best time to forget it all”
She cried out with joy,
To the man in the shop

Beautiful pastries and plum cakes a fresh
Packed up in boxes
She left from the shop
But lo! At the end of the street, she did see
A young dainty lady, holding her child
Sobbing away at the plight so sad

Tired she looked, unhappy too
For her baby was sick and hungry too
Fanny stood still and thought for a while
Then the gift to the child, she smilingly gave
The two of them,
Very grateful now, went on their way to their cold little home

Blessed is the child,
Who gift from the heart
Rest she will ever in the arm of her Lord.

December 2007


(I wrote this for the Christmas celebration December 2007 in my school. And I presented it there)

© Copyright Aiswarya T Anish, Kerala, India


Comments about The Great Valuable Gift On Christmas Day by AISWARYA T ANISH

  • Pandian Angelina (7/11/2009 5:00:00 AM)

    You could enact your play, elaborate and make it into a Musical Ballet - A Christmas Play. Wonderful flow of words so dramatic and full of energy. Try it this year for christmas.
    Angel(Report)Reply

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  • premji premjipremji premji (6/27/2009 5:18:00 AM)

    Blessed is the child,
    Who gift from the heart
    Rest your words
    ever in the hearts of readers........10(Report)Reply

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  • Eithne Queen of Celts (5/29/2009 3:26:00 AM)

    Dear Aiswarya,
    Your poem impressed me more than i can say. God says that it is far better to give than to receive, you depicted that so well in your wonderful poem.
    I am happy that in today's world there still are talented children who have a pure loving soul as well as a good English!
    Keep up the good work!(Report)Reply

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  • Chandra Marathe (3/13/2009 3:20:00 AM)

    How nice. Wonderful indeed!(Report)Reply

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  • Madeline Berry (2/25/2009 9:39:00 PM)

    Lots of thought and detail. You captured the christmas spirit haha and i am saying this in february.(Report)Reply

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  • Loyd C. Taylor, Sr.Loyd C. Taylor, Sr. (2/17/2009 5:20:00 AM)

    That was avery fine contribution to the spirit and meaning of Christmas and a great message for your fewllow students. I enjoyed, Loyd(Report)Reply

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  • Junior Pocoloco (1/31/2009 1:23:00 PM)

    Your heart is dancing all through this poem. Your music comes from heaven. Keep your light on. Very nice(Report)Reply

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  • isatou Juwara (1/26/2009 10:43:00 AM)

    you are great.keep up the good work(Report)Reply

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  • samar Halabi (1/22/2009 10:00:00 AM)

    well done girl.......(Report)Reply

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  • Hamed Pooyan (1/20/2009 10:10:00 AM)

    that's great! i love it as my poets! i think it is my poet, becouse it is a part of my mind and my soul.
    keep on please!(Report)Reply

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  • Abdul Karim (1/20/2009 2:20:00 AM)

    This is a lovely write, you will be great a days to come.(Report)Reply

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  • sumaira .....ir (1/19/2009 10:32:00 AM)

    Sweet poem just like dear... It's so lovely writin... I enjoyed th poem... Good work.. Keep doing your good work... Love u(Report)Reply

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  • Kristyann Celello (1/19/2009 10:16:00 AM)

    that was beautiful, you have strong words that i couldnt be able to put on paper. you are reallyyyyy good :)(Report)Reply

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  • Savio Vogt (1/17/2009 7:55:00 PM)

    You really are a good poetess... infact excellent, you really enjoy christmas
    I'm also a christian that's if you are...kk then keep up the good work...(Report)Reply

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  • Costa Anakiev (1/17/2009 9:56:00 AM)

    dear young girl, your poem is well written and very sincere. hope you'll like my 'Christmas theme'. bye(Report)Reply

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  • Joscelyn Alderdice (1/14/2009 5:17:00 PM)

    What a wonderful poem.(Report)Reply

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  • Sierra Breeland (1/12/2009 11:57:00 PM)

    This is nice i like your poem

    Sierra(Report)Reply

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  • Raven Bishop (1/12/2009 10:57:00 PM)

    Very precocious, indeed!
    The ultimate gift on Christmas is love.
    And you can't have love unless you share it with someone
    whom you love.
    Precious and priceless!(Report)Reply

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  • Satisfy MySoul (1/10/2009 1:21:00 AM)

    Wow only 11. I'm impressed. I am not a poet but I was touched by yours.(Report)Reply

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  • Rukmani Krishna (1/9/2009 6:14:00 AM)

    Wonderful poem Aishwarya. Its really heart warming, Do be careful with your grammar though. Keep on writing. You have a very bright future.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 28, 2008

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 22, 2010