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I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day - Poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I heard the bells on Christmas day
Their old familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet the words repeat
Of peace on earth, good will to men.

I thought how, as the day had come,
The belfries of all Christendom
Had rolled along th'unbroken song
Of peace on earth, good will to men.

And in despair I bowed my head:
'There is no peace on earth, ' I said
'For hate is strong, and mocks the song
Of peace on earth, good will to men.'

Then pealed the bells more loud and deep:
'God is not dead, nor doth He sleep;
The wrong shall fail, the right prevail,
With peace on earth, good will to men.'

Till, ringing, singing on its way,
The world revolved from night to day
A voice, a chime, a chant sublime,
Of peace on earth, good will to men.


Comments about I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  • Rookie Poem Hater (12/3/2018 9:13:00 PM)

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  • Gold Star - 19,458 Points Jeanette Telusma (12/26/2017 8:30:00 AM)

    A well inscribed poem about Christmas. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 209,245 Points Rajnish Manga (12/26/2017 5:49:00 AM)

    The message of Christmas comes out bold and clear. May the world enjoy a lasting peace and love.
    The wrong shall fail, the right prevail,
    With peace on earth, good will to men.' (Report) Reply

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Poems About Christmas

  1. 1. A Child's Christmas In Wales , Dylan Thomas
  2. 2. I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day , Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  3. 3. Christmas Eve , Anne Sexton
  4. 4. Christmas Bells , Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  5. 5. Christmas Carol , Sara Teasdale
  6. 6. A Christmas Ghost Story. , Thomas Hardy
  7. 7. A Christmas Tree! A Christmas Tree! , David Keig
  8. 8. Jest 'Fore Christmas , Eugene Field
  9. 9. A Family Christmas , Ernestine Northover
  10. 10. Christmas In India , Rudyard Kipling
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  12. 12. Christmas - A Little Friend's Poem - Wri.. , Ernestine Northover
  13. 13. Christmas , John Clare
  14. 14. Remembrance Of Christmas Past , Judith Viorst
  15. 15. What Reminds You Of Christmas? , Ernestine Northover
  16. 16. Our Christmas Tree , Ernestine Northover
  17. 17. A Christmas Carol , William Topaz McGonagall
  18. 18. Sam's Christmas Pudding , Marriott Edgar
  19. 19. Christmas Spirit , Paul Moosberg
  20. 20. Christmas Fancies , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  21. 21. Lines For A Christmas Card , Hilaire Belloc
  22. 22. Christmas Is Really For The Children , Steve Turner
  23. 23. Christmas - Senryus , Ernestine Northover
  24. 24. Christmas Holidays , Thomas Hood
  25. 25. Music On Christmas Morning , Anne Brontë
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  29. 29. The Christmas Night , Lucy Maud Montgomery
  30. 30. Christmas At Mel’s , C.J. Heck
  31. 31. A Christmas Wish , David Keig
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  33. 33. Baby's First Christmas (Children) , C.J. Heck
  34. 34. A Christmas Carol , George Wither
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  36. 36. A Hymn For Christmas Day , Thomas Chatterton
  37. 37. The House Of Christmas , Gilbert Keith Chesterton
  38. 38. A Tale Of Christmas Eve , William Topaz McGonagall
  39. 39. Christmas At The Orphanage , Bill Knott
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  42. 42. Christmas Spirit , Tess Gurney
  43. 43. Christmas Treasures , Eugene Field
  44. 44. A White Christmas , Carla Jean Laglia Esely
  45. 45. Christmas , Henry Timrod
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  47. 47. Christmas , Julia Ann Moore
  48. 48. Modern Love Xxiii: 'Tis Christmas Weather , George Meredith
  49. 49. For Christmas Day , Charles Wesley
  50. 50. Sir Galahad, A Christmas Mystery , William Morris
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