A Star Comes

A Christmas star came
to show the way,
to where in a manger
a baby did lay.

He brought joy,
an end to strife
and gave the gift
of eternal life.

He healed the sick
and welcomed the poor;
walked on water
and plenty more.

The shepherds followed,
the wise men came;
to see a newborn king,
not knowing even his name.

The star shone bright
for all to see;
a sign of love
that has lasted an eternity.

No normal night
is Christmas Eve,
joy and peace abound
for all who believe.

Now centuries later
as a world with Covid hums,
look to the sky
for a new star comes.

Perhaps a reminder
of days long ago,
to help us to remember
what we already know.

 © Leslie C Dobson

Merry Christmas.

If you liked this poem, you can find additional ones on the poetry page of my website.

Published by Leslie Dobson

Leslie has been writing since she was a young child, first with poetry and short stories and later with song lyrics, young adult stories and inspirational sayings. She is a multi-genre author and her blogs and books come when and where the Spirit leads.

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