The Eve of Goodness and Might

By Luisa Kay Reyes Whether commissioned by a committee To celebrate a Christmas in the City The German carol “O Christmas Tree” Can be sung from Berlin to the South China Sea. While the hills may seem out of reach When celebrating Christmas at the beach The spiritual “Go, Tell It On The Mountains” Is … Continue reading The Eve of Goodness and Might

Christmas Contest Honorable Mentions: Poetry

By Regina Elliot   "A Mrs. Claus Heart" A Mrs. Claus heart, is to be giving, a woman- who cherishes Christmastide in all the months of the year, charity is a gift to her- that God knows she will share. "Christmas Moments" Shoppers buying their families' gift wishes, one with thoughts of hand painted reindeer … Continue reading Christmas Contest Honorable Mentions: Poetry

Christmas Contest 2019 Second Place Poetry: “Christmas Cheer” by Luisa Kay Reyes

In a world that is filled with distress The light can still shine in darkness For while there was no room in the inn The angels made sure it wasn’t the end. Ensuring as promised The Word became flesh To bring goodness on earth a refresh So that none who believe are a stranger To … Continue reading Christmas Contest 2019 Second Place Poetry: “Christmas Cheer” by Luisa Kay Reyes

Christmas Contest 2019 First Place Poetry: “I Know I Saw Him” by Regina Elliot

There was a lingering scent, of pine and peppermint, out of the corner of my furthest sight, a fleeting moment of regal red with white, I know I saw him, some don't believe, they're usually grim. When, before, the pantry and shelter struggled for more, suddenly, some smiling folks came in, with bags of warm … Continue reading Christmas Contest 2019 First Place Poetry: “I Know I Saw Him” by Regina Elliot

Christmas Contest: 3rd Place Fiction

"Christmas Presence" By Andrew Paul Grell “It’s time, Nick.  Are you up for it?”  Josh assessed the old man’s visage.  It wasn’t like the old days. Larger territory.  Vast increase in audience. Security. Changes in entrance and exit protocols.  Not that any of that mattered; it was Nick or nobody. “It’s been a while since … Continue reading Christmas Contest: 3rd Place Fiction

Christmas Contest: Fiction 2nd Place

"Christmas Yet to Come" By Len Saculla Peter 181 BM pressed his button nose hard against the polyglass window and gazed excitedly at the winter sky above the capital city. His maternal grandfather, Aaron 797 BM, gently squeezed the boy’s shoulder, grinned like he was still six years old, and asked, ‘Can you see Santa … Continue reading Christmas Contest: Fiction 2nd Place