Christmas Poem: Of all the Gifts

Of all the Gifts...
Of all the Gifts...

Of All the Gifts....



♥ A Christmas song to sing along to someone you love...

Merry Christmas Hubbers! ♥


Of all the gifts that Santa can bring

There’s only one that’ll make my heart sing

Of all the stuff that make Sleigh Bells ring

There’s only one thing, there’s only one thing



Of all the gifts that sit under my tree

There’s something else that really matters to me

Of all the shiny stuff wrapped and ready

There’s only one that will make me merry



It’s your love, it’s your love

It’s the gift of you being all mine

It’s your love, it’s your love

It’s the feeling that makes my star shine



Of all the gifts that Santa can bring

There’s only one that’ll make my heart sing

Of all the stuff that make Sleigh Bells ring

There’s only one thing, there’s only one thing



It’s your love, it’s your love

The touch of your hand on my arm

It’s your love, it’s your love

The embrace that makes me feel warm



Of all the gifts that sit under my tree

There’s something else that really matters to me

Of all the shiny stuff wrapped and ready

There’s only one that will make me merry



It’s your love, it’s your love

Knowing that you’ll always care

It’s your love, it’s your love

It puts so much joy in my air


Of all the gifts that Santa can bring

There’s only one that’ll make my heart sing

Of all the stuff that make Sleigh Bells ring

There’s only one thing, there’s only one thing



Please tell Santa, give my chimney a skip

You with me is really all that I want

Come kiss me hard till I can't feel my lips

Hold me close and I’ll whisper a chant:




It’s your love, it’s your love

It’s the gift of you being all mine

It’s your love, it’s your love

It’s the feeling that makes my star shine...

It’s the feeling that makes my star shine...

It’s the feeling that makes my star shine...


© 2010 Mohan Kumar

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kirutaye 5 years ago from London, UK

There is only one thing i can say to this...Beautiful.

Merry Christmas to you. :o))


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Docmo 5 years ago from UK Author

Merry Christmas to you too, thank you so much!


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richtwf 5 years ago

A beautiful Christmas message my friend and God bless you!


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Docmo 5 years ago from UK Author

Thank you, my friend. Merry Christmas to you!


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sofs 5 years ago

Love is the biggest and the most valuable gift of all. Christmas is the gift of love to mankind. You say it well.

May you have a blessed Christmas and a year filled with happiness and love!


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Docmo 5 years ago from UK Author

Thank you sofs. Merry Christmas and may you have all the love and happiness surround you for the new year!


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Denise Handlon 5 years ago from North Carolina

Is this the Christmas poem that you referred to in the forum? If so, my question back to you is -- what is the melody that plays in your head when you say these words? It is a lovely poem that has a nice beat...I'm sure you have an idea of what you would imagine it being if set to music. (?) Beautiful.


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Docmo 5 years ago from UK Author

Thanks Denise, I've got a tune in my head - dunno how to 'write it' as it doesn't mirror any other tunes I know- will have to think of a familiar song or a tune that is closest! Thanks for your kind comments - there is 12 inches of snow outside and you've warmed me with your feedback!


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Denise Handlon 5 years ago from North Carolina

Smiles back to you. Now, about your tune...Get one of your musician buddies (see how I assume things, LOL) to help you tease it out on a keyboard. Anyone in the music biz will know how to write it in music language. I used to write songs (played guitar) but I'm far away from you.

(re: snow--we got a dusting but it closed the schools down for two days. ) Merry Christmas to you and good luck with your melody.


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Docmo 5 years ago from UK Author

Yes- I do have some musical buddies and I also did try to learn to 'read' music last year. I can do some notes on a keyboard/ piano. I better tease out a tune with someone a bit more erudite in these matters than a novice like me. Merry Christmas to you Denise, nice to see your positive comments!


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Denise Handlon 5 years ago from North Carolina

Thanks Docmo-have fun 'teasing' that melody. Merry Christmas back to you. Enjoy your week.


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Amy Becherer 5 years ago from St. Louis, MO

Dear Docmo, I couldn't imagine a better gift than receiving those beautiful words from someone I loved. How perfect and beautiful when the two come together...kind of a reverse O'Henry story...win-win. This poem captures the hope, love and magic of Christmas creating one beautiful package.


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Docmo 5 years ago from UK Author

This was a Christmas present. and I meant it when I said

'Please tell Santa, give my chimney a skip

You with me is really all that I want' sadly the receiver doesn't always appreciate these scribblings- but that's another story.


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htodd 4 years ago from United States

This is really great poem..Thanks


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Vellur 4 years ago from Dubai

Beautiful Christmas poem. Voted Up.


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jojokaya 4 years ago from USA

Beautiful poem


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Docmo 4 years ago from UK Author

Thank you, jojokaya!


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midget38 4 years ago from Singapore

Docmo! Very Christmassy. Love it. Voted up!


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josh3418 4 years ago from Pennsylvania

Docmo,

Excellent poem, I love it! :) Thanks for sharing in HH! :)


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

Christmas in July sure is fun! Festive poem Docmo. Well done:)


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vocalcoach 3 years ago from Nashville Tn.

I not only heard the music for this poetry of yours, I experimented on the piano for about a 30 minute period and have to say I came up with a melody, arrangement and the chord progressions. Being a professional songwriter and singer, this brought me great joy. You have a gift as a lyricist Docmo. Voted up and more!


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Docmo 3 years ago from UK Author

That's so nice to hear Audrey. I'd love to hear your arrangement. Perhaps a collaboration is in order! Thank you.

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