A Christmas Poem

I have eaten
the cookies
that were on
the mantel

and which
you had probably
left there
for Santa

Forgive me
they were delicious
so sweet
and so warm

I have read
the note
that was by
the cookies

and which
you had thoughtfully
for Santa

Forgive me
it was delightful
so sweet
and so warm.

I have burned
the note
that you left
for Santa

and which
would have proven that
there had
been cookies

Forgive me
it was glorious
so bright
and so warm

(with apologies to William Carlos Williams)

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15 comments on “A Christmas Poem
  1. omawarisan says:

    Love this.

    In other news, William Carlos Williams should apologize to you. He knows what he did.

  2. Holly Folly says:

    I see you have already learned the most important lesson of all: Destroy the Evidence.

  3. pegoleg says:

    I hope you don’t think all that poetical crap is going to make up for the fact that you ATE MY COOKIES.

  4. yearstricken says:

    Love these!

  5. Awful.
    I would never do anything like that.
    Psst… I don’t have any cookie stuck in my teeth, do I?!

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  7. Darla says:

    We all know Santa had it comin’.

  8. List of X says:

    Very canny of you not to mention in the poem that present that Santa left under the tree…
    “so cool
    and so Apple”

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