Richard Wlodarski

Gold Star - 109,616 Points (Febuary 23,1952 / France)

The Presence Of Christmas - Poem by Richard Wlodarski

May you open your hearts
To the less fortunate
Feel within their heart
And hug them with your love

May you see tears
Of such dreadful pain
Dry them with tears
Of such immense joy

May you now hear
Screams of agony
To the melody
Little Drummer Boy

May you taste poverty
Sleeping out in the cold
Embrace all that is good
And thank God for your health

Topic(s) of this poem: christmas


Comments about The Presence Of Christmas by Richard Wlodarski

  • Luz Hanaii (1/4/2020 6:22:00 PM)

    Thank you for sharing this beautiful Christmas poem. It was a beautiful time spent with family.
    Wishing you great things for this new year 2020.
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  • Michael Walker (1/4/2020 4:32:00 PM)

    Although Christmas seems quite a while ago now, your poem brings
    the spirit to life again. I too think of the less fortunate and, in particular, the
    homeless in my city whom I see most days. A true Christmas poem.
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  • Practicing Poetess (1/4/2020 1:35:00 AM)

    Lovely and meaningful poem, Richard.
    Much enjoyed.
    Why can't the Christmas spirit be with us all year round?
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  • Rick De La Pena (1/3/2020 11:12:00 AM)

    Thank You Richard for a glimpse of what is in your heart. It is a great reminder for us to hold those the less fortunate close. Be kind to all and yes.... thankful for good health. (Report)Reply

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  • (1/2/2020 8:40:00 PM)

    Excellent write. Health is wealth. Enjoyed immensely. (Report)Reply

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  • Rajendran Muthiah (1/2/2020 8:55:00 AM)

    Open your heart to the less fortunate. Dry the tears of pain with tears of joy. Hear the agonising screams of the Drummer boy. Taste the poverty of those sleeping out in cold. Excellent ideas in each of the stanzas. Wonderful Sir. The point to be noted is the poet from the most powerful nation has written this song for healing the souls suffering in this world. (Report)Reply

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  • (1/1/2020 6:24:00 AM)

    Wow great message, wonderful work. (Report)Reply

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  • Kostas Lagos (12/31/2019 1:57:00 AM)

    Brilliant poem Richard! Thanks for posting! (Report)Reply

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  • Mary Skarpathiotaki (12/31/2019 12:41:00 AM)

    Great song my dear friend happy NewYyear dear.10+++++++++++++++++++ (Report)Reply

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  • Hasanul Kabir (12/31/2019 12:17:00 AM)

    " And hug them with your love" Thank you very much Sir for sharing the line... (Report)Reply

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  • Pranab K Chakraborty (12/30/2019 11:48:00 PM)

    Really very hard task the poet has prescribed to conceive as a present in presence of Christmas. Otherwise the poem brings good air to live as a man of feelings. Thanks to the poet for his golden thoughts.
    Regards,
    Pranab k c
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  • Sankaran Ayya (12/30/2019 9:56:00 AM)

    VERY NICE POEM WITH SOCIAL CONCERN. MY HEART FELT APPRECIATION. (Report)Reply

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  • Kenneth Maswabi (12/30/2019 9:23:00 AM)

    It is the perils of life....we all should be exposed to the harsh condition of poverty, destitution and violence to appreciate goodness. Thank you. (Report)Reply

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  • Evelyn Judy Buehler (12/29/2019 5:54:00 PM)

    Your touching and timely poem is so meaningful, because it evokes the true spirit of Christmas, and what it really means. Thank you for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • Uche Nwanze (12/27/2019 4:59:00 PM)

    Christmas is about sharing and showing love, bringing joy to hearts as clearly epitomized in your poem. Very insightful piece. Merry Christmas (Report)Reply

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  • Mahtab Bangalee (12/26/2019 9:38:00 PM)

    Yeah,
    open the heart
    open the eyes of heart
    expand the conscience of heart
    let the all happening of this earth come to this heart
    let it feel through sympathy, humanity
    let you be the supreme human
    cause this is the day of God when He sent His highest mercy to us
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  • Chinedu Dike (12/26/2019 6:08:00 PM)

    Really a fine and lofty verse written to commemorate the Christmas festive season. A beautiful creation.
    Thanks for sharing, Richard.
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  • Ruta Mohapatra (12/26/2019 11:12:00 AM)

    'Embrace all that is good
    And thank God for your health'.....I will. Thank you!
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  • (12/26/2019 8:02:00 AM)

    Great poem about the presence of Christmas. (Report)Reply

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  • Akham Nilabirdhwaja Singh (12/26/2019 7:07:00 AM)

    Expressing very nicely the spirit of Christmas.Wish you a happy Christmas. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 24, 2017



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