Doves whispered softly
“Santa” is a short contemporary Christmas poem written by Gary R. Hess in celebration of its namesakes fantastic and lovable mythical character. The poem describes Santa Claus’s clothes, hair, eyes, glasses, and other characteristics using imagery, similes and other poetic… Continue Reading
“Rudolph” is a poem written by Gary R. Hess. This contemporary Christmas poem is about the “greatest reindeer of all” using imagery, onomatopeia, and open rhythm. It describes the scene of Santa Claus mushing Rudolph to make it go faster… Continue Reading
“The Life of a Christmas Tree” by Gary R. Hess was first published in X-Mas in Shorts: Poetry for Christmas Cheer (Bright Dreams Journal Book 8). This contemporary poem follows the life of a Christmas tree as it waits to… Continue Reading
MARCHING ON by Gary R. Hess Beaten but not defeated the Chiefs march on. Under center, Smith’s war cry rattles the aggressive line. He demands the ball. Armor crashes and echoes throughout the land.
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“Dawn” is a short love poem about how hope still exists despite the terrible past relationships and problems which have occurred in the author’s life. This is an upbeat and positive motivational poem where the author states that his life… Continue Reading