Poetry by Jeff Green


Second Thoughts

by cricketjeff on December 19, 2009.  © Jeff Green, All rights reserved

But what can Christmas mean if people starve?
Another chance to show you love your friends?
A giant bird now waits for you to carve
Is this where all your Christmas spirit ends?

It’s not about a church or fairy tales
It’s not just toys for kids who have enough
Not three days off before the Winter sales
Let’s think about the World not “getting stuff”

I love to see a happy smiling face
And giving gifts returns that gift to me
But how we treat the World is a disgrace
This isn’t how the human race should be

Enjoy your meals, your family and friends
Then think about the World, and make amends

Author notes

Do they know it’s Christmas”