A Very Merry Christmas

A Very Merry Christmas

A Poem by Pete

The way you spend Christmas is far more important than how much. - thoreau

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lace, vermillion stockings hung from your hips with care
gingerly with precision, pushing the tinseled, ribboned garters and g-stringed bow aside
i meticulously unwrap you
revealing a fleshly, folded gift

not a tree anywhere for miles
lots of stars twinkling
lots of elves winking
sweet dreams my darling
merry christmas my tender starling

© 2021 Pete

Author's Note

“The richest gifts we can bestow are the least marketable. We hate the kindness which we understand.” - Thoreau

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Gee and all I got for Christmas was a headache. I'm jealous Pete. Your poem made me envious my friend.

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3 Weeks Ago

so you got a headache huh - that's what she's usually got ... :)

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Added on December 28, 2021
Last Updated on December 29, 2021



Boston, MA

I love reading, writing, music, nature, God and feeling emotion, not necessarily in that order. To me, these things go hand in hand. My favorite writer is Henry David Thoreau. I think he was a geni.. more..

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