Vachel Lindsay

(November 10, 1879 – December 5, 1931 / Springfield, Illinois)

This Section Is A Christmas Tree - Poem by Vachel Lindsay

This section is a Christmas tree:
Loaded with pretty toys for you.
Behold the blocks, the Noah's arks,
The popguns painted red and blue.
No solemn pine-cone forest-fruit,
But silver horns and candy sacks
And many little tinsel hearts
And cherubs pink, and jumping-jacks.
For every child a gift, I hope.
The doll upon the topmost bough
Is mine. But all the rest are yours.
And I will light the candles now.


Comments about This Section Is A Christmas Tree by Vachel Lindsay

  • Silver Star - 4,208 Points Pranab K Chakraborty (12/25/2014 10:57:00 PM)

    ..all the rest are yours.
    And I will light the candles now.....Excellent. (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 4,208 Points Pranab K Chakraborty (12/25/2014 10:48:00 PM)

    ...all the rest are yours.
    And I will light the candles now.........Excellent. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,990 Points Babatunde Aremu (12/25/2013 12:50:00 PM)

    A very nice poem. Very descriptive. I like it (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 14,632 Points * Sunprincess * (12/25/2013 8:38:00 AM)

    a wonderful Christmas poem...brings back memories of childhood... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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