No Christmas

Response to Sadje’s Sunday Poser #60 – “How was your Christmas Day?”

No Christmas 

by Ami (Gypsie) Offenbacher -Ferris

Christmas forgot me this year

No tree no lights

No gifts to wrap 

No presents to unwrap 

Sitting beneath the stars 

The night cold 

The darkness endless 

The void calls my name 

Voice deep in my heart 

A memory of childhood delight

A sense of Christmases past

A past time of jubilant excitement 

Loved ones from heights above 

Touch my mind

Touch memories lost

Touch heartache forever sustained 

The peace of Christmas 

Lay in the stars

Lay on the Earth

Lay in my heart

Christmas forgot me this year

I do not need a tree

I do not need to wrap presents

I do not need gifts to unwrap

Christmas – I will never forget You 


  1. Astrid says:

    Wow, this is such a sad poem! I loved it, it probably speaks to many hearts.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Sadje says:

    You started on a sad note Ami but ended on a positive one. Thanks for sharing my friend

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Always looking for the silver lining or at least what Life and the Universe is trying to teach! Thank you! ☀️🌻


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