Sunday, December 25, 2016

Merry Christmas!


Winter is here with ice and snow.
Some poor souls have nowhere to go.
Some are hungry, no food to eat,
some have shelter without heat.
Yet, Christmas comes.

Wars continue in political strafe.
Terrorism thrives; no one is safe.
Weapons abound, from gun to bomb.
Chaos reigns with tenuous calm.
Still, Christmas comes.

Violence prevails in film and TV,
firmly rooted in reality.
Many suffer neglect or abuse;
explosive incidents one can’t diffuse.
But, Christmas comes. 

Faith and hope go hand in hand,
no matter culture, religion, or land.
Whatever the crisis or situation,
peace is the answer to liberation. 
So, Christmas comes.

~McGuffy Ann Morris

~Joy to the World~
Let Heaven & Nature Sing!

~Merry Christmas!~


  1. Beautiful song choice.
    With a hope for peace, I wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas.

  2. Merry Christmas to you as well. Wishing you blessings in the coming year.

  3. Praying you have a day of peace and joy. Merry Christmas!

  4. Your poem is beautiful, Annie. Peace and hope live on, even in times of strife and trouble.

    Merry Christmas to you, Bill and the fur kids. Love you!

  5. Merry Christmas friend. Hope you are having a great one.

  6. Merry Christmas from all of us!!!

  7. That is such a beautiful poem. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. XO

  8. Beautiful! We hope your Christmas was purrfect!

  9. Annie, this poem is so insightful and beautifully written. You are a very talented writer, and I always enjoy whatever you write. I hope you and Bill and all your furbabies had a great day. Sending you all lots of love, Janet

  10. What a lovely poem. I hope you had a very Merry Christmas. And let's hope for a more peaceful New Year. It could start by no more deaths among the world's musical icons. ~sigh~ Be well.

  11. Hope you has a wonderful Christmas, Annie!

  12. Beautiful poem reflecting on Christmas.

  13. A beautiful and bittersweet poem my friend, so perfectly capturing the beauty and the chaos of this world. Wishing you a very merry and peaceful Christmas.

  14. Beautiful poem! We hope you had a wonderful Christmas!