Writerscafe Christmas Canon

Writerscafe Christmas Canon

A Poem by Tate Morgan

With pride and humility I present to you from my friends K.l.Goode Momzilla and Myself.Our gift to the world A Global Collaboration~The Christmas Canon


Granddaughter Payton

A collection of thoughts and prayers for our friends their families and the whole of humanity. Written by 76
voices from around the world.

The biggest star shines, proudly announced he arrived
My lord Jesus Christ was born to witness the truth
He granted identities to all of us, lost and unknown
Taught us love, peace and harmony, while forgiving all
A. Amos - United States

An ancient mission, a veiled plan
The Son of God, the son of man
A virgins wonder, a humble birth
The King of heaven is born to earth
Adanette - United States

Winter creeps in as fall fades to an end

frost coats the ground and snow begins to drift

tis' the time of year

Christmas is near.

Alicia Schroeder - United States


Let peace on earth begin at home

And spread to friends far and near

Bringing together all those we love

"It's the most wonderful time of the year.

Ana Sophia - Canada

Little excitement triggering at night

What Santa will bring for me this night

Little wish of mine; do listen my lord

Let Santa bring this time happiness for all...

Anne - India


Egg nog, holly, and Christmas wreaths

Pointsettia's white and bright red leaves

Fat, jolly Santa and Jesus' birth

A bright star arises and alights the Earth

Anne - United States


Adorable boy wiping the blur window pane with his poky hands,

and have a wish that santa claus will bring joy through this window,

Gracefully chanting jingle bells, he became santa for his parents,

so santa given the happiness from this side of window

Anshul's Vision - India


Dreamy hot chocolate kisses

steamy snowflake sprinkled wishes

lists of who's been naughty or nice

blend together this wintry spice.

April -United States


We have no jingles or Santa Clause

We have no snow

Still we have spirit of Christmas

Love and hope

Avinash - India


Christmas in Australia,

Sun, summer heat, Christmas outside

Backyards, and Barb-B-ques

Yule tides under the stars

Barb - Australia


Soft Smells of frankincense.

pine needles of fresh scent of bright Christmas Trees

Frosted windowpanes Magical time of the year

with children playing in the snow

Benita - United States


The season of love and joy is upon us

Sunshine or snowfall, no matter the weather

Smiles and laughter, and good cheer among us

When friends and family gather together

Brian - United States


The count down starts

for the best gift ever received

let peace reign in your hearts

as you wait to unwrap it.

Cassie - Kenya

Time is right, the time is near Christmas will soon be here.

Bells will ring and folks will sing "Oh holy Night all is bright

Children will wait with anticipation for Santa to come

Hearts will be warm, and love will abound Christmas is here.

Cheryl Davis - United States

He is the gift.

Jesus Christ,

He can have our burdens lifted,

By the gift of Christ.

C. Lee Battaglia - Unites States

Wind has licked the poor trees clean

All brown and bare in desolation

All except the evergreen

Soon to be sold as decoration

C. Rose - United States

The snow flakes dance in the wind

Shining lights like a magical dream

For those holding on to promises

To find in these times their wishes.

Dayran - Malaysia

Flash floods of snow replace once august plains of paper white

Mystic rivers freeze over as December lets her true colors shine

Incandescent light spreads throughout the ethereal winter night 

As chariot of Christmas comes to life for yet another fiery ride

Doorman Dan - United States

A Merry Christmas poem

Always brings me Advent Joy

As we laud the Christ Child

The Birthday of the King

Douglas Raymond Rose - United States

Shattered crystals float to the ground

Stillness lay upon sweet earth

Warmed by angels silent sound

Jesus love bless yuletide hearths

E.Noodle - United States

To the poor and sick this year

I wish a bit of Christmas cheer

From the homeless and forlorn

Stable where a child was born

Fabian G. Franklin - United States


Christmas shines shimmering bright.

Stars spotlight a dance with the snow.

To welcome a merry season with cheer and light.

Bringing peace, joy and warmth for all to know

Fran Marie - United States

Snowflake kisses, full of holly wishes

peaceful rejoices bestowed upon fellow man

warmth of hope abiding a Joyeux Noel,

& muchly good cheer throughout the coming year

Frieda - United States

Lights shimmer,bells jingle on Christmas Tree

Half asleep eyes waiting for Saint Nick

Straight from the Pole wrapped with love & care

The gifts arrived our homes with a conjuring trick!

Frozen Eyes - India


The night before Christmas is known to be magical

With snowflakes in the air and Santa in the fireplace

And a smile plastered on our child's face

When the morning comes, all the magic will be done

Haley Wilson - Canada

Distance keeps us far apart,

Despite the cheer within our hearts.

The Spirits of Yule sing far and wide,

Let their songs brighten our minds.

Hime no Yuki - United States

Stuff your face, there's more to come

Before the games, the laughter and fun

in lively repose we'll mark the feast

With music and song and family treats

IanJohn63 - United kingdom

This reminds us of the true spirit

of the season.

It is much more than the material dreams dancing in our head

peace and love are the real reason

Jacob - United States


Unpack socks,yes this year is dying.

No child on this day coming should be crying.

I would be lying if I said Christmas isn't exciting.

All joy and glee,wouldn't you agree?

John - England


When children dream each year of Christmas,

Whispers from river and mountain pass --

Touching each language, corner, and part,

Wishing this year's dreams unwrap each heart.

K.L.Goode - Canada


Family visits,

where strangers find each other.

Long lost smiles reborn,

to sister and to brother.

Kusa Da Shin Avira - United States

Shining great star from heaven into hearts

Intimate wooden barn with manger in place

Celebrate the birth of Christianity and Jesus

Who died to keep humanity sin-free and safe

Lady Ann Graham-Gilreath - United States

We danced the year's temporary rhythm

Hitting the high or low steps to each tone

Like black and white in a composition

Let's find forte in harmony made

Laury Hitch - Ghana

The festival of lights is near

"Happy Hanukah" a wish we will hear

Every sundown, one candle more

A wish for peace in our hearts will endure

Lydia Shutter - United States

Bright patterned paper parcels waiting

with ribbons gold, green and red

while children peaceful dreaming sleeping

of the stockings hanging on their bed.

Mad Englishman (Clive) - United Kingdom

Drifting droplets over Christmas Tree

Spreading white foam of cracking snow,

Santa stood beside distributing to all free

Virgin Mary blessed divinity from above.

M.A. Rathore - India

Son of God, salvation of man

At last unto the earth is brought--

Who will remember, indeed who can

Unless final Ipod or Bratz is bought?

Mark Teague - United states

Thoughts toward the poor, sick or dying

Yet another year passes without some knowing

Of Christmas cheer, frolics for them too annoying

All symbolism meant only for those who are growing

Martin - Ireland

The gift of love.

The gift of peace.

The gift of happiness

May all these be yours at Christmas

MBUYISA - South Africa

To one and all I would grant a gift,

blessings for the holiday season.

Hearts overfilled with a joyful lift

from the angels bright holy beacon.

Michael Greenway - United States

In this season of Christmas

Through the eyes of the child

We look up and do believe

In Peace and Mercy mild

Momzilla - United States

Better than men than me,

Make their own mark

on world

and modern history

Moriarty Mesa - United States

Red and green dress our doorsteps

as our holiday dreams of

smiles and laughter, friends and family

fill our hearts with warmth and love

Ms Jewel - United States

O heart, receive Him! "There is no room in the inn."

May that cease to be our case.

May our blessed Savior be most welcome

in our most holy place.

Nautili - United States

Flakes of snow have come to remind,

Regrets, sorrow should be left behind

Prayers, hopes n joy to everyone's mind,

Family come together for dinner and wine.

Nitesh Poojari - India

The rhythmic snow cascades and falls,

Its beauty overshadows the polar air,

And welcomes the Christmas season,

In a glorious dance the waltz …

Nisa - United States

Christmas morning, early, dark, silence abounds

Coffee in hand, watching the deer on the lawn

Waiting for the family, and their rising sounds

Is there anything more peaceful than Christmas dawn?

NoelHC - Canada


Writing out a list, while sitting in my room

Christmas is approaching everyone soon

Decorating my beautiful green tree

Fairy on top, presents underneath

Noodlebumble"Sye" - Scotland


The wheel of joyful tidings on my mind.

We celebrate love and the gift of life

Our hearts rid of hate and squalor

As we dance to the sounds of Christmas

Norbert Dwayne Weweh - Ireland


We came under the inspiration of poem

To celebrate you, often nobly, is your season come?

Delighted hands trenchant: you reign!

Creeping towards the Bethlehem to be born again.

Onyia-ota, Kingsley C. - Nigeria

The problem with his beard

when the child isn't looking

is the rustle that is heard

when he opens up the stocking

Pete Langley - United kingdom

A fire in the heart as angels sing

Young and old caroling sweet and clear

Wishes for love, and Peace on earth

Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year

Phibby Veneble - United States

Where the cold bites and snow may fall

there is always a lesson of beauty within for us all

hold the hand out, next to your own

see the unity of the season,that brings us home

Poppy Ruth Silver - United kindom


Let the tolling bells bring peace on Earth

Be the only fire, your yule-log's warmth

The only red, the cheer of holly

The only fallen … a snowflake's folly

Pryde Foltz - Canada

Excesses of the season have commenced

Remember those beyond your fence.

Beyond the reunions,parties and the food

Find in in your heart to do some good.

(Rachelle) Mara Lin - Philippines - China - UnitedStates

As we celebrate in feast this Christmas Day

may you heal our land and the sick

for your touch of love strengthen the weak

a perfect gift for Christmas Eve

Racquil - Philippines

To each in season warmed at the hearth

Soft carols play as we serenade by the fire

The little babe come of a virgin birth

We come to offer blessings of your desire

Realmwriter -United States


This Christmas cold with winter chill,

snow flows free upon the hill,

within the home, warmth from the hearth

parents give love and children laugh.

Richard Allen Beevor - Cyprus

Star of Bethlehem, snow in the air;

red suit, chimney soot, Santa beware.

The stars all sing from high above

and Christmas wraps my heart with love.

Richard Williams - United States

The warmth and love of those amassed

Gathered 'round the family tree

Brings cherished tales of Christmas past

And gifts us with sweet memory

Rita L. Sev - United States

There shone warm light on a cold night

with the angels over head

Keep watch along with the Wise-men

over this blessed child's bed

Ron - United States

Sharing the joys of sharing

sparkling how life meant to give

receiving the blessings of each day

hallmarking the key role of sharing and giving

Roy Mark Azanza Corrales - Philippines

Stockings hung,carols sung

Tinsel on the tree

Don't forget to thank the one

"Twas born in Galilee

Samuel Dickens - United States

The poinsettia alone in a darkened room

Faithfully again begins to bloom

No particular rhyme or reason

Just a beautiful reminder of Christmas season

Sharon L.H. Kelly - United States

A sunny celebration under a winter sun

never put up a tree, no presents

yet holiday spirit excites, brings fun

amidst cake, tales and dear ones: lovely time spent

Sindu - India

I found myself following the Christmas Star

To Bethlehem not too near or too far

Throughout the dessert I roamed

To meet the Christ Child at the Stable Home

SmittyJas - United States

Hoist the glass to men we once knew

those of us who passed on before

The moments shared with precious few

whose souls we knew in times of yore

Tate Morgan - United States


A feathered mess of bloody bird,

Let's feast the corpse no room for third,

Dear pudding flame cause acid nose,

Let's run it off St. Nick's repose.

Thomas - Ireland

Hope is born on Christmas Day

Bow our heads give thanks as we pray

Peace to family and all our friends

Peace to those across all lands

Tina Kline - Unites States

Another year has come to pass...

With many an opportunity missed...

Yearly resolve comes around so fast..

preceded by yuletide bliss

Timothy Woodfin - United States

Spirits or Christmases past,look on those who celebrate today

With the celebrants of Christmases to come, in life's circular way

We think of those who've past on gone, tell of times past we did enjoy

Knowing someday the child will talk of us, whose engrossed in his new toy..

Tomas O Carthaigh -Ireland

Remember Jesus love of mankind

As we celebrate the holiday

With family and friends

Spreading cheer and love to all

(Tootsie Harvey Novels) Valerie L Harvey - United States

Our lord was born into flesh and bone,

dazzling star above his manger shone,

came to pay our debt though vastly great,

that we may enter the pearly gates.

Valormore De Plume - United States

Dry sands in this winter season

Lonely may seem at heart we rejoice

Hiding vibrant happiness for some reasons

Life in this dome, still we enjoy

Willyam Pax - Saudi Arabia /Phillipines

With smiles all on the children's faces

old folks prepare stockings for the fireplace

Churches singing Amazing Grace 

preparing his birthing place

Wordman - United States

"Lovebirds dance with Christmas song

Divine message make them happy

Children clatter ding dong dong

Christmas made them quite sappy"

Zainul - Bangladesh

From our family to yours please try to be good to one another this year. The Cafe is a refuge for us all to hang out, share our lives and dream

Merry Christmas Everyone !!!

Payton and I


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Author's Note

Tate Morgan
Can a thought or feeling be larger than a universe? Love is the only trait that is worth remembering because it is meant to be given away selflessly. The recipient is as happy to receive it as you were to give it! To my friends those of you whom I hold dear If you'd like to be added to this years Canon message me. I will do my best to add you to this poem.

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beautiful contribution indeed
very well expressed

Posted 6 Years Ago

Tate Morgan

6 Years Ago

Thank you it was an honor to put them all together and combine the different voices from round the .. read more
I don't know how this happened, bu tits amazing that so many contributed to this.
All were nicely written.


Posted 7 Years Ago

Tate Morgan

7 Years Ago

Thank you Phillip We will be doing another this year.
Whoa! Haven't seen a more powerful collaborative work than this. I will wish this year from Santa Clause, to give me a chance to be a part of your collaborative work this year.

All of the quatrains are really powerful.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year(In Extreme advance, lol)


Posted 7 Years Ago

Tate Morgan

7 Years Ago

Thank you I hope you are going to provide thoughts on the next one
Devanshu Rajput

7 Years Ago

Indeed, I am. Please do let me know when you start it.

Tate Morgan

7 Years Ago

for my father http://www.writerscafe.org/writing/aristate/1323374/
Beautiful! I dearly love this one

Posted 7 Years Ago

Tate Morgan

7 Years Ago

Thank you I made this a collaborative effort to get all poets together to bond and share with each o.. read more
AMAZING, thank you for sharing, very moving. PS- Your tree looks great, Merry Christmas & Happy New Year. Thanks for sharing this and all your great works with us. It's a privilege to share space on this site with you.

Posted 8 Years Ago

Tate Morgan

8 Years Ago

thank you merry Christmas to you as well
This is one fine piece of work by all the collaborators/writercafe writers.
Very moving.

Posted 8 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Tate Morgan

8 Years Ago

Thank you Tina nice to see you
Tina Kline

8 Years Ago

You are most welcome.
This was a great Christmas poem put together by writerscafe!

Posted 8 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Tate Morgan

8 Years Ago

You are as much a part of this place as any of us Of course you could.

8 Years Ago

You always say the nicest things!
Tate Morgan

8 Years Ago

I only say them to those like you who deserve them to all others I am silent
This is beautiful. As I said earlier, this time of year is difficult to me so I would've had trouble coming up with something cheery, but maybe next year. Great work to all who added to this.

Posted 8 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Tate Morgan

8 Years Ago

Well maybe the thoughts held here in the hearts of our peers will cheer you a bit as your review has.. read more
This giant collaboration is awesome! This is easily the most awesome collaboration I have EVER read!

Posted 8 Years Ago

Tate Morgan

8 Years Ago

Thank you Dan Honored to have you.
I am very happy to be part of this great and inspiring work
Many thanks to everyone involved.

Merry Christmas !!!!!!

Posted 8 Years Ago

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