JOSIE'S POEMS

Christmas Poems

REMEMBER CHRIST

IN CHRISTMAS

By Josie Whitehead

Remember Christ in Christmas
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Let’s remember Christ in Christmas 
     As we celebrate his birth. 
We’ll think about the life he led 
     In his days upon this earth. 
 
He was born, not as a rich man, 
     Or in a palace like a king, 
Yet, for his welcome to our world 
     God’s angels came to sing. 
 
His goals were not as ours are - 
     To pass exams at school. 
He never owned a house in fact, 
     And never came to rule. 
 
His parents both were poor folk. 
     His father worked with wood 
And Jesus was a carpenter, 
     A trade considered good. 
 
He never travelled far from home 
     As people do today. 
He spoke of love and caring, 
     And he taught us how to pray. 
 
These words which Jesus taught us, 
      That should fill our human minds 
Are: 'Love your neighbour as yourself
      And care for all mankind.'

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This poem was chosen by teachers and children in schools right across West Yorkshire

and was published in 2 books by AMS Educational Publishers, Leeds.    It was one poem of 400 of mine that was published then.  You may have these books, but sadly they are not available now as the business was sold and the new publisher doesn't publish poetry.  Enjoy it here though.