David Keig

Rookie - 13 Points (1951 / UK)

No Christmas Tree Where It Should Be - Poem by David Keig

A Christmas tree! A Christmas tree!
With dark green needled memories
Of childhood dreams and mysteries
Wrapped present-like in front of me.

A Christmas tree! A Christmas tree!
I glimpse a past wherein i see
The child that then grew into me
Not forward fast but haltingly.

A Christmas tree! A Christmas tree!
A time for being with family
A time that's gone so fleetingly
Yet lives for always deep in me.

A Christmas tree! A Christmas tree!
When twelfth night comes whole hauntingly
One lingered look and then i see
No Christmas tree where it would be.

A Christmas tree! A Christmas tree!
With feelings now felt tearfully
No home, no kids surrounding me
No corner in my house to see
The magic of that Christmas tree.


Comments about No Christmas Tree Where It Should Be by David Keig

  • Rookie - 0 Points ** ** (2/17/2007 9:00:00 AM)

    hi,

    very nice poem david
    i hope the cristmas come soon to make the tree

    peace and love
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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 28, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, June 4, 2010


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