Christmas in Australia

Dec 11, 2010 No Comments by


By Daniel Williams (Year 7)
Rochedale State School

I wonder what it would be like
To have Christmas by the sea,
To watch the waves roll in and
Eat turkey under the tree.

Instead of mistletoe,
We have bottle brush and gum.
Instead of snow ploughed fields
We have lazy days in the sun.

Christmas in Australia
I wonder how it would be
Instead of building snowman’s
We’ll have sand castles as high as can be.

I really enjoy Christmas
To share family, fun and friends
Those warm summer nights
And memories that never end

Christmas in Australia
I wonder what it would be like
I can open my eyes in the morning
To a beautiful day and sunlight.

From Christmas Around the World website.
http://www.rochedalss.eq.edu.au/xmas/poemcomp.htm

Why not encourage your family to write a Christmas poem and send it to ron@ronross.org for publication.

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About the author

Ron Ross worked as the first Sports Editor at WINTV. In Wollongong. He ran The Hamburger Hut an outreach and discipleship program for youth. He served with Youth With a Mission in Hawaii, Philippines and Australia. He was senior pastor of the Noosa Baptist Church, Queensland for 9 years. He reported news from Jerusalem for five years and is now the Middle East correspondent for United Christian Broadcasters and travels regularly preaching and teaching.
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