Christmas Poem XXI: “The Snowflake Star”

Every year, I write a poem for Christmas, and include it in my Christmas cards to friends and family. For the days leading up to Christmas, I'm publishing all of my Christmas poems here, as a kind of Advent calendar. Today's poem was written in 2012. I took my 3-year-old daughter to Bethlehem, PA that … Continue reading Christmas Poem XXI: “The Snowflake Star”

Christmas Poem XX: “I Stayed Awake One Christmas”

Every year, I write a poem for Christmas, and include it in my Christmas cards to friends and family. For the days leading up to Christmas, I'm publishing all of my Christmas poems here, as a kind of Advent calendar. Today's poem was written in 2011. I stayed awake one Christmas night To see if … Continue reading Christmas Poem XX: “I Stayed Awake One Christmas”

Christmas Poem XIX: “The Hidden Noel”

Every year, I write a poem for Christmas, and include it in my Christmas cards to friends and family. For the days leading up to Christmas, I'm publishing all of my Christmas poems here, as a kind of Advent calendar. Today's poem was written in 2010.  They grow up so soon, they grow up so … Continue reading Christmas Poem XIX: “The Hidden Noel”

Christmas Poem XVIII: “Something’s Brewing this Christmas”

Every year, I write a poem for Christmas, and include it in my Christmas cards to friends and family. For the days leading up to Christmas, I'm publishing all of my Christmas poems here, as a kind of Advent calendar. Today's poem was written in 2009, the first Christmas of my oldest child Zoe. My … Continue reading Christmas Poem XVIII: “Something’s Brewing this Christmas”

Christmas Poem XVII: “On That Night”

Every year, I write a poem for Christmas, and include it in my Christmas cards to friends and family. For the days leading up to Christmas, I'm publishing all of my Christmas poems here, as a kind of Advent calendar. Today's poem was written in 2008. On the last starry night of the season A … Continue reading Christmas Poem XVII: “On That Night”

Christmas Poem XVI: “O What is this Night”

Every year, I write a poem for Christmas, and include it in my Christmas cards to friends and family. For the days leading up to Christmas, I'm publishing all of my Christmas poems here, as a kind of Advent calendar. Today's poem was written in 2007. O what is this night, This night full of … Continue reading Christmas Poem XVI: “O What is this Night”

Christmas Poem XV: “In Bethle’em’s Sky”

Every year, I write a poem for Christmas, and include it in my Christmas cards to friends and family. For the days leading up to Christmas, I'm publishing all of my Christmas poems here, as a kind of Advent calendar. Today's poem was written in 2006. It's a bit autobiographical, about a long walk I … Continue reading Christmas Poem XV: “In Bethle’em’s Sky”