Christmas Is Nigh

The snow lays deep and crisp
And though the frost is keen
In the clear night sky, the heavens
In all their glory can be seen
And bright there shines a star
Standing out from the jewelled sky
A star that seems to call out
Sweetly “Christmas is nigh”

About the Poem

The star, which in biblical times led the wise men to Bethlehem, is one of the most potent symbols of Christmas.

Style

Rhyming poem

Length

8 lines

Key Stage

KS1, KS2

Author

Paul Curtis

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