CHRISTMAS POEMS: “Christmas Through The Family” by Trina Graves

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Christmas Through The Family 

 

To a child Christmas is the most magical time of the year
Full of wonder and excitement waiting for Santa and reindeer
Counting down each day, with even a tree indoors to decorate
Captivating memories through childhood years accumulate
Each intense and thrilling Christmas morning finally arrives
Bringing presents galore, heaps of fun and maybe a surprise
Days of new toys, sweets and other delicious things to eat
For Christmas to last forever, they’d wish in a heartbeat

For parents Christmas creates a mixture of things
The stress of it all contrasts the abundance of joy it brings
Worrying about what to buy and how to pay for it all
Disappears when seeing the delight on their child befall
With so much to get done, the clock ticks away so fast
But how they wish the enchantment of that day would last
Because for their own sweet child, anything they’d do
To make all their wishes and dreams come true

Young siblings at Christmas share the joys
Of the escalating excitement thinking of toys
They might receive if Santa thinks they’ve been good
Talking into the night, how they wish he would
Childhood Christmas days spent with sister or brother
Amasses laughter and sharing to re-discover
In later years when in family-get-togethers they meet
And to another generation their stories repeat

For teens and young adults Christmas is for fun
Celebrating with friends, just has to be done
It’s a balancing act fitting in family and friends
As their time and attention splits then blends
The greatest pull can come with blossoming love
From their first relationship, as if from Heaven above
First love at Christmas brings them a new dimension
As the joy of giving to love expands their comprehension

A Grandparent’s Christmas is full of timeless memories
Evergreen moments shared with their beloved families
Going way back to the times when their children were small
It’s only the enduring love and happiness they recall
Time’s moved on and now they have grandchildren to treasure
Each precious jewel brings more love and the purest pleasure
The family continues to expand as the years go by
Bliss of Grandparenthood lifts their Soul sky high

All through these stages of Christmas days
Life moves on through time, expanding always
Change is inevitable, time can not stand still
So appreciating these moments is vital to fill
Your heart and Soul with joyous memories
Of the stages of life spent around Christmas trees
Because that is what family at Christmas is for
To celebrate, the joy and love you share, above all

Trina Graves (2016)

 

Posted with permission from the author

Please visit Trina’s site at: http://www.spiritual-quotes-to-live-by.com/inspirational-Christmas-poems.html

and Trina’s newer site at: https://spiritualquotestoliveby.wordpress.com/

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5 Comments Add yours

  1. Trina Graves says:

    Thank you for sharing Amira ❤

    Liked by 1 person

    1. It’s my pleasure and honor dear Trina! ❤

      Liked by 1 person

  2. LindaP says:

    What a beautiful poem Trina! Loved it so much! Thank you Amira for posting! Love,Linda xoxox

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Trina Graves says:

      Thank you Linda, I’m happy to know you loved it.
      Love & Blessings to you and your family. ❤

      Liked by 1 person

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