Christmas, Religious

An early Christmas present (Hurry to Bethlehem!)

Last November I wrote a children’s Christmas poem just for fun. It was a countdown poem, starting with ten multitudes of angels, dwindling down to the one baby in the manger. I shared it with my writing friend Laurel, who liked it. Fast forward to this fall, when Laurel took a job at our church… Continue reading An early Christmas present (Hurry to Bethlehem!)

Christmas, Poems by others, Poetry Friday, Religious

“Hush, now listen…”

I love old Christmas songs. I love new ones too, especially ones that are written by poet / musicians like Carolyn Arends. A year ago Arends brought out a new Christmas album, Christmas: The Story of Stories. I enjoyed it then and continue to give it lots of play time this year. On it Arends… Continue reading “Hush, now listen…”

Christmas, Personal, Religious

this is a poem 2

this is a poem about the last page a poem about feeling panicked a poem about lists this is a poem about shopping and tired feet about choosing the right card then signing your name 47 times a poem about wrapping paper, tape and ribbon this is a poem about putting up lights and garland… Continue reading this is a poem 2