Elizabeth Padillo Olesen


Christmas and Detoxification


Food, drinks and presents,
Lavish food and lavish giving
Christmas parties, Christmas delights,
Christmas trees and sparkling lights!

Christmas for families and loved ones
Christmas for haves and have-nots,
Time for spending, time for eating
Time for giving, time for sharing.

Detox Christmas from excesses
Seen only from what can be fished
Out from our accounts and wallets,
from what we can feed our tummies.

Detox Christmas by welcoming
The gift of Love and Grace into
our being, removing toxins of greed,
of hate, fear, and doubt in human heart.

Submitted: Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Christmas and Detoxification by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

New Poems

  1. LIMERICK FRIENDS, Philo Yan
  2. Wine and Heart, Nassy Fesharaki
  3. The Sun Doth Shine, Tango Tango
  4. Alive, Leong Ming Loong
  5. Poems proclaim, Mark Heathcote
  6. My Battle Ground, Emily Krauss
  7. Whatcha Doing, Emily Krauss
  8. More And More Sheila And Clifford ..... .., Bri Edwards
  9. Ends, douglas scotney
  10. To Wait On A Woman, Randy McClave

Poem of the Day

poet Richard Lovelace

"Come, pretty birds, present your lays,
And learn to chaunt a goddess praise;
Ye wood-nymphs, let your voices be
Employ'd to serve her deity:
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko

 

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  4. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  9. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]