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A Christmas Tree! A Christmas Tree! - Poem by David Keig

A Christmas tree! A Christmas tree!
With dark green needled memories
Of childhood dreams and mysteries
Wrapped present-like in front of me.

A Christmas tree! A Christmas tree!
I glimpse a past wherein i see
The child that then grew into me
Not forward fast but haltingly.

A Christmas tree! A Christmas tree!
A time for being with family
A time that's gone so fleetingly
Yet lives for always deep in me.

A Christmas tree! A Christmas tree!
When twelfth night comes whole hauntingly
One lingered look and then i see
No Christmas tree where it would be.

A Christmas tree! A Christmas tree!
With feelings now felt longingly
No corner in my house to see
The magic of that Christmas tree.


Comments about A Christmas Tree! A Christmas Tree! by David Keig

  • Gold Star - 12,083 Points Walterrean Salley (11/25/2016 7:48:00 PM)

    (A Christmas Tree! A Christmas Tree! by David Keig.) **Brings back memories. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 46,435 Points Liza Sudina (10/20/2016 4:37:00 AM)

    A Christmas tree! A Christmas tree!
    With feelings now felt longingly
    No corner in my house to see
    The magic of that Christmas tree. -
    Oh what an inspiration! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 87,293 Points Terry Craddock (1/3/2016 8:58:00 PM)

    Ghosts Of Christmas Trees Past

    Christmas in childhood eyes
    is a beautiful song sparkling...

    first memories happiness wonder
    good cheer tidings Christmas songs
    good will bubbling in merry laughter....

    in old age cast mind back into childhood
    dreams mysteries colourful wrapped presents
    enchanting dazzling desired possibilities
    impatience is tiny fingers expectant minds...

    conversation is star dust monologue child's
    inability to tiny body contain joyful expectations
    glorious rich imagination images developed with pathos
    tragedy bliss tragedy bliss waiting waiting to open presents....

    before final unbelievable Christmas
    Eve creeping dawning darkness dusk
    Christmas Day marvels care laid out
    so long unopened under silent Christmas...

    Tree happy glint decorations sparkles
    coloured flashing green strung lights
    charming calm beauty are our Christmas scenes
    light snow tumbling falls through windless dark...

    decades passing hauntingly suddenly
    when all family friends may be gone
    even without years past Christmas trees
    glorious magic of Christmas trees lingers....


    Copyright © Terence George Craddock
    Inspired by the poem 'A Christmas Tree! A Christmas Tree! by the poet David Keig.
    Dedicated to the poet David Keig. (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 Family Christmas , Ernestine Northover
  7. 7. A Christmas Tree! A Christmas Tree! , David Keig
  8. 8. Jest 'Fore Christmas , Eugene Field
  9. 9. A Christmas Ghost Story. , Thomas Hardy
  10. 10. Christmas In India , Rudyard Kipling
  11. 11. Christmas Party At The South Danbury Chu.. , Donald Hall
  12. 12. Christmas - A Little Friend's Poem - Wri.. , Ernestine Northover
  13. 13. Remembrance Of Christmas Past , Judith Viorst
  14. 14. Christmas , John Clare
  15. 15. A Christmas Carol , William Topaz McGonagall
  16. 16. Lines For A Christmas Card , Hilaire Belloc
  17. 17. What Reminds You Of Christmas? , Ernestine Northover
  18. 18. Sam's Christmas Pudding , Marriott Edgar
  19. 19. Having Lost My Sons, I Confront The Wrec.. , James Arlington Wright
  20. 20. Our Christmas Tree , Ernestine Northover
  21. 21. Christmas Spirit , Paul Moosberg
  22. 22. Christmas Holidays , Thomas Hood
  23. 23. Christmas Fancies , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  24. 24. Christmas - Senryus , Ernestine Northover
  25. 25. This Section Is A Christmas Tree , Vachel Lindsay
  26. 26. From The Short Story A Christmas Dream, .. , Louisa May Alcott
  27. 27. (727) Christmas Past , Melvina Germain
  28. 28. Christmas Is Really For The Children , Steve Turner
  29. 29. A Christmas Carol, Sung To The King In T.. , Robert Herrick
  30. 30. Christmas At Mel’s , C.J. Heck
  31. 31. The Christmas Night , Lucy Maud Montgomery
  32. 32. A Tale Of Christmas Eve , William Topaz McGonagall
  33. 33. Music On Christmas Morning , Anne Brontë
  34. 34. Baby's First Christmas (Children) , C.J. Heck
  35. 35. Christmas At The Orphanage , Bill Knott
  36. 36. A Christmas Wish , David Keig
  37. 37. The Christmas-Box , Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  38. 38. A Christmas Carol , George Wither
  39. 39. A White Christmas , Carla Jean Laglia Esely
  40. 40. Christmas Treasures , Eugene Field
  41. 41. A Hymn For Christmas Day , Thomas Chatterton
  42. 42. Christmas , Henry Timrod
  43. 43. Modern Love Xxiii: 'Tis Christmas Weather , George Meredith
  44. 44. Christmas Spirit , Tess Gurney
  45. 45. The House Of Christmas , Gilbert Keith Chesterton
  46. 46. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Christmas Card(Being An .. , Dónall Dempsey
  47. 47. (728) Christmas Joy , Melvina Germain
  48. 48. The Greatest Birthday (Christmas Chris.. , Udiah (witness to Yah)
  49. 49. A Christmas Fancy , Robert Fuller Murray
  50. 50. For Christmas Day , Charles Wesley
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