Christmas Eve

I am feeling rather nostalgic..and it might have something to do with the fact that it is snowing outside, and it is Christmas Eve and I didn’t think we were going to have snow. But no mater the reason,my heart is overflowing with love and happiness. I wrote a poem for one of my classes, but I remember while in the draft process I really wanted it to turn out nice, and different. I accomplished this, in a small way. But I had a “If you give a mouse a cookie” moment. I couldn’t just post my poem, because my poem isn’t just lines, of specific stanza’s and a rhyme to it.

So because it is #throwbackthrusday  I had to add a few pictures 🙂 Merry Christmas 🙂


So is this Christmas?

Is this Christmas?

Wet, mudded ground from days of snow’s before.

Warm winds that blew across my face, once more.


Is Christmas, the feet of snow that falls?

Is Christmas the jingle bells and twinkling lights?

Is Christmas the tree, and the ornament balls?

Is Christmas the sugar cookies, and chocolate fudge?


Is this Christmas?

Not a snowflake insight, no snow dusting the ground.

No frost to sting my nose, no ice on the pond.


Is Christmas, the cards and letters that need to be sent?

Is Christmas, the hectic drivers and the busy shoppers?

Is Christmas, Santa, the reindeer and a big present?

Is Christmas, that songs we belt on Christmas day? 


Maybe this Christmas will feel like the past.

Maybe this Christmas won’t look like the others.

Maybe a Christmas, the birth for the outcast.

Maybe a Christmas, on that very first night.


A Stable, because there was no room. 

A manger, that sheep and cows ate food.

A baby to foreshadow death and a tomb.

A Christmas night, not so long ago.


Christmas might not have snow this year.

but Christmas has love, agape love.

Christmas might not always have holiday cheer.

but Christmas always came, from above.

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