A varied selection of Paul Curtis' religious Christmas poems, which are both thoughtful and thought-provoking. The selection includes poems the look of the biblical history of Christ's birth and poems which reflect on the significance of Christmas to contemporary Christians.
A poem which interweaves the biblical and historical to provide an interesting insight into the religious festivals that surround the Christmas period.
What's in a name? The poem explores the different names had been used to describe the one whose birth is celebrated at Christmas.
A heartfelt poem which concluded with the invocation that believing in God should be a year-round activity, not just a Christmas special.
A gentle reminder that Christmas is not a period of overindulgence and unalloyed joy for everyone.
A Christmas acrostic - an acrostic poem is one in which the initial letters of each line spell out the word or words of significance to the poem - with a simple but powerful message.
A sad, yet uplifting Christmas poem which emphasises the need to see the bigger picture when the usual Christmas frustrations get one down.
A retelling of the biblical story of Christ's birth in verse form.
A poem about the spiritual bond which brings Christians together to celebrate Christmas and the shared experience of morning service.
A gentle reminder that the true meaning of Christmas lies not in the exchanging of gifts but in the sharing of God's greatest gift, his love for mankind.
A poem about Christmas morning which counterpoints the excitement of the opening presents with that of attending morning service.
The poem contrasts the modern celebration of Christmas with it's excitement and excess with the simple stable scene which heralded the arrival of Our Saviour.
A succinct poem about the true Christmas gift which packs a powerful punch.
Looking back over two thousand years of Christian history and the significance of Christ's birth and death to the Christian faith.
A poem in praise of the much loved Christmas carol, Silent Night.
A jolly, jaunty poem about the significance of Christmas to members of the Christian church.
A sensitive and serious parody of Clement Clarke Moore's epic poem 'A Visit from St. Nicholas', also known as 'The Night Before Christmas' and 'Twas the Night Before Christmas'.
The story of Christ's birth is retold on verse form.
A poem in celebration of church choral singing, one of the great joys of Christmas.
A contemplative poem which questions whether God's gift of his Son as our Saviour has been fully appreciated by those who He was sent to save.