Little Child, Lonely Child

Little child,
Lonely child,
Face pressed
Against the glass
Breath blooming,
On the window pain
What do you seek?
Outside in the cold
In that bleak winter scene
Do you listen for sleigh bells?
Out in the snow
Is it the man in red?
You wait alone for
Why do you listen?
So intently at the silence
What was that sound?
Out in the cold
Not sleigh bells
No a car door
Now a figure appears
Who is it?
Not the man in red
Little child,
Lonely child,
Is excited now,
Rushes to the door
Its daddy, its daddy
Home at last

About the Poem

A lonely, little child waits at the window and peers out into a wintry night? Is the child waiting for Father Christmas to visit? No, it's someone even more special who is expected.


Rhyming poem


28 lines

Key Stage

KS1, KS2


Paul Curtis

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