Monday, December 24, 2018


Welcome to the eleventh celebration of The Twelve Days of Christmas here at Lunch Break, ‘Mary did you know’ is the carol of choice for season 11

All poems remain the copyright of individual writers

This star led them there
Animals lent Him their home
What a special babe
© Michelle Angelini

serious stillness
the darkness awaits
the Light
© Marilyn Ashbaugh

manger-born Jesus
no teddy bears about -
animals his friends
© gillena cox

fake santa
reaches kids with gift sac-
how real
© Bidur Prasad Chaulagain

the fat guy
round John virgin
© Susan Delphine Delany

star studded
wreath at the door
welcoming all
© Mamta Duseja

sweet baby Jesus
Your love saturates senses
joy unspeakable
© Janice Garey

wisps of straw
these tokens of prayer...
Mary knows
© Pat Geyer

a baby born
to save the world
star of wonder
© Nina Grace

from the cradle
baby Jesus spoke
defending his mother
© Mohammad Azim Khan

a star lit stable
a child birthed
swaddled in grace
© Linda Lee L

starry night
the scent of
a newborn baby
© Vibeke Laier

stars witness
a stirring in the manger—
mother Mary
© Michael L Lester

dark night
a brightness becomes
in the shed
© Marta Majorka Chocilowska

holy smile...
spread of divine light
© Saji M Saji

on top of a tree
still feels so incomplete
a silver star
© Ernesto Santiago


Creche at West Mall West, Westmoorings, Trinidad

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Adelaide said...

1st day of Christmas
after church and prayers
cinnamon buns


Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for sharing Adelaide, I will add your poem to tomorrow's haiku string
• ★ ¸☆´.•´MERRY ¸☆´.•´
★* 。 • ˚ ˚ ˛ ˚ ˛ ••。★ CHRISTMAS。* 。
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˚ ˛ •˛• ˚| 田田 |門| ˚Peace. Love. Joy.