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Christmas Trees and Why I Love Them

A Poem to Remember this Holiday Season

By M. Rigby BaringtonPublished 6 months ago 1 min read
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The most wonderful thing

Of Christmas trees

Is that they take on many forms.

One’s Christmas tree

Could simply be

A small plant

And some thorns.

The richest man in the world

Could own a twenty-footer,

Set up aglow in a great hall.

The poorest man’s

Might not be

Quite as flashy

At all.

A plastic two-foot tall tree

Is as tree as a tree could really be;

Or the tree in your heart

If you’re stuck in a war,

Or a Christmas tree painting

On your bedroom door.

The North Man himself,

From up in Christmas-tree Towne,

Has told me sincerely,

“Any tree is as tree as a tree

Could really be.”

So never worry about

Looks or grandeur,

Of any sort, at all;

What matters then and now,

Is the closeness of Christmastime,

And that your tree is proud.


About the Creator

M. Rigby Barington

A young wannabe wordsmith. Poems and tales.

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  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarran6 months ago

    Yes ,we should be grateful, happy and proud of what we have and enjoy Christmas with family. That's what it's all about!

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