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Christmas Treasures - Poem by Eugene Field
I count my treasures o'er with care.--
The little toy my darling knew,
A little sock of faded hue,
A little lock of golden hair.
Long years ago this holy time,
My little one--my all to me--
Sat robed in white upon my knee
And heard the merry Christmas chime.
"Tell me, my little golden-head,
If Santa Claus should come to-night,
What shall he bring my baby bright,--
What treasure for my boy?" I said.
And then he named this little toy,
While in his round and mournful eyes
There came a look of sweet surprise,
That spake his quiet, trustful joy.
And as he lisped his evening prayer
He asked the boon with childish grace;
Then, toddling to the chimney-place,
He hung this little stocking there.
That night, while lengthening shadows crept,
I saw the white-winged angels come
With singing to our lowly home
And kiss my darling as he slept.
They must have heard his little prayer,
For in the morn, with rapturous face,
He toddled to the chimney-place,
And found this little treasure there.
They came again one Christmas-tide,--
That angel host, so fair and white!
And singing all that glorious night,
They lured my darling from my side.
A little sock, a little toy,
A little lock of golden hair,
The Christmas music on the air,
A watching for my baby boy!
But if again that angel train
And golden-head come back for me,
To bear me to Eternity,
My watching will not be in vain!
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Poems About Christmas
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- 2. I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day , Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
- 3. Christmas Eve , Anne Sexton
- 4. Christmas Bells , Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
- 5. A Christmas Ghost Story. , Thomas Hardy
- 6. Christmas Party At The South Danbury Chu.. , Donald Hall
- 7. A Family Christmas , Ernestine Northover
- 8. Christmas Carol , Sara Teasdale
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- 12. Remembrance Of Christmas Past , Judith Viorst
- 13. Christmas In India , Rudyard Kipling
- 14. A Christmas Carol , William Topaz McGonagall
- 15. What Reminds You Of Christmas? , Ernestine Northover
- 16. Christmas , John Clare
- 17. Lines For A Christmas Card , Hilaire Belloc
- 18. Our Christmas Tree , Ernestine Northover
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- 20. Sam's Christmas Pudding , Marriott Edgar
- 21. Christmas Fancies , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
- 22. Christmas - Senryus , Ernestine Northover
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- 24. Christmas Spirit , Paul Moosberg
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- 30. Christmas At Mel’s , C.J. Heck
- 31. The Christmas Night , Lucy Maud Montgomery
- 32. A Tale Of Christmas Eve , William Topaz McGonagall
- 33. Music On Christmas Morning , Anne Brontë
- 34. Baby's First Christmas (Children) , C.J. Heck
- 35. Christmas At The Orphanage , Bill Knott
- 36. A Christmas Carol , George Wither
- 37. A Christmas Wish , David Keig
- 38. A Hymn For Christmas Day , Thomas Chatterton
- 39. Christmas Day , John Keble
- 40. Christmas , Henry Timrod
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- 43. Christmas Spirit , Tess Gurney
- 44. The House Of Christmas , Gilbert Keith Chesterton
- 45. The Christmas-Box , Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
- 46. A White Christmas , Carla Jean Laglia Esely
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