Accidental Poet

Christmas Memories

Christmas Memories


My calendar says

It’s the month of December

Christmas memories

I’m inclined to remember


From the days of my youth

Priceless memories I hold

Like yesterday they seem

Nuggets of treasured gold


Freshly fallen snow

The bright sunny day after

Playing in the snow

And the gathering of laughter


Multi-colored lights

All over town

The Christmas songs

A joyous seasonal sound


Riding thirty miles in the car

To spend Christmas

With Grandma and Grandpa

Aunts, Uncles and Cousins who miss us


Now the stockings are filled

Santa Clause has come and gone

And at the top of the stairs

Waiting are eager little ones


Family exchanging gifts

Train sets and flying aces

Children that sing of delight

Smiles on everyone’s faces


And Christmas Mass

Where talk of Jesus's birth

His teachings of God’s love

As he walked upon this Earth


My Christmas spirit

Alive and well this December

With Christmas memories

I fondly remember


Copyright © Accidental Poet 2017


  • Michael Edwards

    Yes - a good write and very nostalgic - nice one AP.

    • Accidental Poet

      Thanks Michael. Very easy to get nostalgic at Christmas time.

    • Fay Slimm.

      I love this enchanting tale of your memories A.P. - as this lovely poem states Christmas is children and family time - a great read and thank you for sharing.

    • Fay Slimm.

      Juts listened to you chosen Christmas song - a tender and caring number with a lovely video to go with it. Thanks for the pleasure of both the read and the visual.

      • Accidental Poet

        Thanks Fay, I'm delighted you liked the song and my poem.

      • orchidee

        Lovely write and pic AP.

      • kevin browne

        fantastic poem, AP. keep the rides going.

        • Accidental Poet

          Thanks Kevin. I'm a rider same as you Bro. The guy upstairs is driving. And I put my trust in him always. ; )

          • kevin browne

            you achieve that very gracefully too, AP. your pen flows like a golden eagle through the thermals of life. a great poet, my friend.

          • 5 more comments

          • BRIAN & ANGELA

            Thanks MP for a perfect CHRISTMAS POEM ~ VIDEO and Christmas Song. This has embellished my Christmas for me ~ Yours BRIAN

            • Accidental Poet

              I don't know about perfection Brian, but I'm pretty happy with it. Thanks for reading, glad it made your day.

            • Joe Dawson

              Soft and gentle AP, you have captured it all. Memories shared, extra special times - the treasures of Christmas. Lovely. Joe

              • Accidental Poet

                Thanks Joe. It is a special time of year.

              • ron parrish aka wordman

                holidays seem to bring back memories,loved the trip

                • Accidental Poet

                  Thanks Ron, glad you enjoyed it.

                • Goldfinch60

                  A good nostalgic trip, good write.

                  • Accidental Poet

                    Thanks for reading and your compliment Andy, I'm glad you like it.

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