A Christmas Tale ❄️

The true Christmas spirit is putting others’ happiness before our own, and finding you’ve never known such happiness.
Toni Sorenson

The silver glow of Christmas twilight,
Saw the child staggering home,
Into the dark, frosty woods.

Fingers frozen, in she went
To see her brother weeping.
“Santa’s forgotten us”, the little one cried .

Twas a Christmas day
When love discovered its path,
Anchored in hearts, it blossomed into
A home for all
.

Cold, dark and scared,
Wrapping him in her cloak,
She cradled him till the sobbing ceased.

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Mother arrived at the twelfth stroke,
With unsold quilts,
And held the frozen ones close.

Her tender love
Warmed their chilled souls.
With grateful hearts,
In wonderland dreams were they lost.

For lack of temporal presents,
They’d been given a celestial mother
A blazing star in their skies .

Mother’s love is infinite.
A child can’t outgrow it and a mother can’t conceal it.”
― Michael Bassey Johnson, The Book of Maxims, Poems and Anecdotes

I wrote this poem for the Winter Writing Workshop hosted by Reese @ Blogging with Reese! The prompt was to write a winter poem in less than 125 words. It was inspired by Coco Cola’s 2020 commercial. Watch it below! It’s a lovely commercial!

Thank you so much for reading!

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68 Comments Add yours

  1. Ace says:

    “Her tender love warmed their chill souls” I absolutely love this line and it warmed my soul!!! This post is so beautiful, as always!! Thank you for your bright energy and for spreading the Christmas spirit! 🤗🤗🤗💛💛💛

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  2. Michele Lee says:

    Sweet commercial. Dad of the year! Lovely poem too, thank you for sharing your words and the spirit of Christmas.💖

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  3. PatBunny says:

    I loved the commercial so much I’ve watched it so many times! The sweetest 🖤

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  4. As always… this is beautiful 💕💕.

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  5. wardah says:

    Beautiful poem and beautiful quote! Your writing is spectacular ❤

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  6. Lovely poem, it conveyed so much.

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  7. Insider says:

    Beautifully penned D ❤ its been a while since i checked WP reader, i guess i missed a few of your posts due to that, i ll go and check them right away (:

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  8. I am really, really enjoying your Christmas posts! 🙂

    -David

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  9. hgamma says:

    Guten Tag.

    Ich kann den anderen ihr Glück nicht wissen
    wenn jemand mich fragt
    ob ich ihn ein Stück des Weges begleiten will
    damit sie / oder er
    auf seinem Weg ein Gleichgewicht
    in Ihrer/seiner Seele zu finden hofft

    Antwort an: –Toni Sorenson

    Die Mutter gibt dem Kind die Wärme
    den eigenen Lebensweg zu suchen
    und vielleicht auch
    dass es ihn als Erwachsener zu finden wagt

    Antwort an: ― Michael Bassey Johnson

    Herzliche Grüße
    frohe Weihnacht

    Hans Gamma

    ***

    Good day.

    I cannot know other people’s happiness
    if someone asks me
    whether I want to accompany him part of the way
    so that she / or he
    a balance on its way
    hopes to find in his / her soul

    Reply to: -Toni Sorenson

    The mother gives the child the warmth
    to seek one’s own path in life
    and maybe also
    that dares to find him as an adult

    Reply to: – Michael Bassey Johnson

    Best regards
    Merry Christmas

    Hans Gamma

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  10. Thank you so much!! That means a lot!
    My pleasure, Ace! I’m so pleased that you liked it!💕

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  11. Absolutely! It was unlike most commercials that just advertise their products.
    Thank you so much! I’m glad you felt so!❤️

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  12. Me too! I’ve never come across a commercial as Christmassy as this before.
    Thank you so much for reading!✨

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  13. Glad to hear that!! Thank you so much!❤️

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  14. Aw..thank you so much! I truly appreciate your kind comment!❤️

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  15. I’m glad you liked it! Thank you!✨

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  16. Thank you so much! That’s absolutely fine! I appreciate your constant support and thoughtful comments! Have a lovely day ahead!❤️✨

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  17. I’m delighted to hear that! Thank you so much!✨

    Like

  18. Das waren hervorragende Aufnahmen! Ich habe besonders Ihr Gedicht über Michael Basseys Zitat geliebt!

    Auch dir Frohe Weihnachten! ✨

    Vielen Dank, dass Sie sich die Zeit genommen haben, Ihre Erkenntnisse zu lesen und zu teilen!

    ——————————-

    Those were excellent takes on the quotes! I especially loved your poem on Michael Bassey’s quote!

    Merry Christmas to you too! ✨

    Thank you so much for taking the time to read and share your insights!

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  19. Insider says:

    The pleasure is all mine! I hope you have a great day too ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  20. Cari says:

    I absolutely love this poem! Good job. It’s super sweet and touching.

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  21. Michele Lee says:

    You are welcome. 😄

    Liked by 2 people

  22. Jehosheba Providence says:

    This was beautiful! ❤

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  23. Roshni says:

    This poem is so beautiful!🌸 The commercial was also very sweet.💛

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  24. wardah says:

    Of course! 💝

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  25. such a beautiful poem.. ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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  26. horsehappy14 says:

    Beautiful poem and lovely commercial!
    Thanks for sharing!
    -Haley

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  27. Glad you liked it, Cari! Thank you so much for your kind comment!💕

    Like

  28. Thank you so much!❤️

    Liked by 1 person

  29. Glad to hear that, Roshni! I agree! Thank you!

    Liked by 1 person

  30. Delighted you think so! Thank you so much!❤️❤️

    Liked by 1 person

  31. I’m pleased to hear that, Haley! My pleasure! Thank you for reading!💕

    Like

  32. I sooooo Do!!! 💕

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  33. Diana says:

    This was beautiful, D! Hope you have a blessed Xmas🎄💐❤️🤗

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  34. Thank you so much! I’m glad you found it so!
    You too! Wishing you a Merry Christmas!🤗❤️✨

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  35. Diamond says:

    Woah, D, do you speak German? (At least I think that’s what language that is…)

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  36. Diamond says:

    Oh D this was amazing! You really captured the spirit of Christmas.

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  37. Addie (: says:

    This is a beautiful poem! Nicely done, D! 😄

    That commercial is so cute! 😆

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  38. Thank you so much, Addie!💕
    I know, right?🤗

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  39. Thank you so much, Diamond! I’m glad to hear that!✨

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  40. I don’t speak German. I know just a few (like 10 or 11) words😂
    I used Google translate here.

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  41. DiosRaw - Amber says:

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  42. Ana says:

    Aloha!
    For being the amazingly amazing writer you are, I’ve nominated you for the Outstanding Blogger Award. Would love to have you participate. The details are on my recent blog post titled ‘Outstanding Blogger Award’.
    xx
    Ana

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  43. It flows beautifully from thought to thought, filled with emotion. Well Done. Carry On. 🌟✨💫

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  44. Diamond says:

    Ah, smart.

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  45. Wow, thank you so much, Ana!!
    But I’m sorry to say my blog is award free.
    Thank you so much for the nomination! I so appreciate your kind comment and thoughtful gesture! Seems like Christmas arrived early!❤️✨

    Like

  46. nushhe says:

    Wow!! Loved ur poem❤️😊 Yeah you wrote this for the winter writing workshop and I voted ur poem… Very well done dear 👌🏻

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  47. Thank you so much! That means a lot!
    Have a wonderful Christmas!💕✨

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  48. Sarah Thea says:

    Well wow, D, this was beautiful. And I can’t get over how it was inspired by a Coco Cola ad? I’m very, very impressed, to say the least. Amazing work, my friend.
    Merry Christmas! Have a good one.

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  49. Such a beautiful poem D!!!
    Merry Christmas!!!!!

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  50. Glad you think so! Thank you so much! Merry Christmas! 🎄✨💕

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  51. Aw.. thank you so much, Anushka! That was so sweet of you! Have a wonderful Christmas!💕✨

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  52. I’m so pleased you liked it, Sarah! Yeah, it does sound a little weird😂 but I really loved that ad!! I’m glad to hear that!!
    Thank you so very much for your kind comment! Have a wonderful Christmas!💕✨

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  53. nushhe says:

    Ur welcome and u too…⭐️

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  54. nushhe says:

    I hope u got my wishes as a Christmas gift! 😊❤️⭐️In Covid this is the best I can do… Enjoy

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  55. Rishika Jain says:

    Beautiful poem, D! Merry Christmas❤✨

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  56. Kally says:

    “Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” ~ Hamilton Wright Mabie

    Have a wonderful Christmas and joyous days ahead with warm laughter. Take care.

    Liked by 1 person

  57. Thank you so much, Rishika! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas! Best wishes for 2021!❤️✨

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  58. so lovely and fitting for Christmas 🙂 ❤
    power to the local dreamer ||-//

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  59. Rishika Jain says:

    Best wishes to you too, D. Keep writing such amazing blogs🤗💕

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  60. 🤗💕 I look forward to reading more of your amazing write ups!!

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  61. What a thoughtful quote!
    Thank you so much! You too! Have a lovely year ahead!✨

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  62. Glad you think so, Jul! Thank you so much!❤️

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  63. Absolutely! A heartfelt wish is better than any material present! Thank you very much! Have a beautiful year ahead!🤗💕✨

    Liked by 1 person

  64. nushhe says:

    Your welcome🥰😍

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