Tuesday, December 24, 2013

'Twas the day before Christmas . . .

by Kim




. . . and all through the house
every creature was stirring, yes even the spouse.
We were out yesterday doing last minute shopping
and found that the stores were still really hopping.

There were cars strung on streets hoping to get there
and some that had simply, well, forgotten to use their manners with care.
We had filled all of our pockets with the rest of our cash
and it sure didn't take long, yep, it was gone in a flash.

I had hoped to get a glimpse of the elusive St. Nick
but you know, in his old age, he is still pretty quick.
So I whistled and I shouted and I called him by name
but all I heard back was, "Thanks just the same."

So off to the register like coursers we flew
with a cart full of gifts and a few coffees too.
This shopping thing, you know, is just so much work,
as the cashier looked over, he turned with a jerk.

And on laying his fingers on the register keys
we knew he had done this before, he did it with ease.
He sprang into action and worked while he whistled
just as soon as he finished we dashed away, then it started to drizzle.

And we heard him exclaim as we walked out of sight,
"Merry Christmas to you, have a good night!"

- Kim Stevens


Wishing you and yours from me and all of us here, a very merry and bright holiday filled with the magic that this season brings.

Love, Kim xo




17 comments:

stamper2 said...

What a delightful poem! You are quite a talent! :)

Carol said...

I got a kick out of this! So fun!
Merry Christmas Kim!

Snap said...

Too much fun, Kim! Merry Merry and a Ho HO HO!

heyjudephotography said...

You're so clever Kim! Very cute! Have a very Merry Christmas Kim!

terriporter said...

Well, you've been keeping your poetic talents under wraps! What a fun poem to start Christmas Eve with! Hope your Christmas is as special as you are, my friend!

Lisa RedWillow said...

Merry Christmas to you all.

CarolHart said...

This made me smile. You are a clever girl and that is one of the best St. Nicholas' I've ever seen! Merry Christmas!

Linda/patchwork said...

Very good!
Merry Christmas to you....

Nicki said...

Well done Kim, well done! Best Wishes.

Linda said...

Very clever! Merry Christmas Kim!

Deanna said...

Ho HO Ho that was just great and I love the picture!! Merry Christmas to you too!!

Cathy H. said...

Merry Christmas!

Jeanne said...

Too cute Kim, and hoping that your Christmas day will be all that you could hope for. Blessings to you! Love your shot of santa

Kelly said...

Your talents never cease to amaze me!!! Love this-very cute!

Katie said...

such an awesome, awesome poem! merry christmas!

Sarah Huizenga said...

Wonderfully creative!

susan said...

This is awesome! Love your poem and adore the photo! Happy New Year!

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