Selected Poems from Christmas

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The Christmas story and beyond sketched out through sixteen short poems with ideas for you to ponder upon.

Here are many of the familiar figures of Christmas together with some thoughts touching upon what became of the child, his teachings, and his church. The final two poems are a short prayer and a peace for Christmas.



The photographs are flowers and herbs collected in the Holy Land after it was liberated just before Christmas 1917. They were collected at several different locations such as Mt Carmel, St John, Bethlehem, Nazareth, and areas in or around Jerusalem including Mt Zion, Bethany, The Mt of Olives, Siloam, Gethsemane, and Jeremiah. There are also some winter scenes from where the poems and carols were written.



Thou Holy Child is a lullaby for Christmas night. The Holly and the Ivy is a song inspired by my favourite carol combining the messages of Christmas, nature, folklore, and the turn of the year. I habve included notation for both carols.

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Christmas is available as a beautiful little print-book priced at £5.00 from my Etsy shop.

For a signed copy or dedication please contact me through my contact form.

It is also available as a Kindle eBook on Amazon.


"A magical book of such thought inducing poems"

"Brilliant, profound, got me reflecting"

"A wonderful Christmas present"


"speaks about big topics in a lovely understated and sensitive way - you have created a lovely book..."