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Children At Christmas
DN Donna Nimmo ( / )

Children At Christmas

Christmas presents piled high against the wall
Too many to go under the tree, they might fall
Glistening ornaments sparkling with the light
A beautiful window for those driving at night

Nice decorations adorning the lawn
A pretty little doe and a real cute fawn
Christmas lights flashing, coming down the street
Santa Claus there for everyone to greet

Two little children, watching out the window next door
They don’t understand that they are really poor
Wondering where the beauty is for their yard
Wondering why their lawn just looks so charred

Never had a daddy, mommy works all the time
Mommy cries when the Christmas bells chime
They write a letter to Santa, asking for a daddy this year
Maybe under their small tree, he might appear

So many people less fortunate than us
In my world, they would have surplus
No child in the world should ever have tears
They should be happy without worry and fears.

By Dogs4donna


© 2006 Dogs4donna (All rights reserved)

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Comments (2)

that is so sad and so thoughtful! ! i am definitely reading some more of your poems
Beautiful, beautiful -writing, such care and consideration for others Well done, a masterpiece Love duncan X