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After the Twelve Days of Christmas the Grand Total Was -

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After the Twelve Days of Christmas the Grand Total Was -

12 drummers drumming
22 pipers piping
30 lords a leaping
36 ladies dancing
40 maids a milking
42 swans a swimming
42 geese a laying
40 gold-en rings...
36 calling birds
30 french hens
22 turtle doves
And 12 partridges in a pear tree

...Frankly, it was a difficult two weeks
It quickly became stuffy and cramped
For example: Where you gonna put 40 cows?
All parties (including me) got VERY grouchy
And the UPS driver was NOT amused
I'm thinking a pair of socks would be nice next year...

Timothy (Scrooge) Ryerson
12/17/2012
For PD's contest

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  1. Date: 1/8/2013 6:57:00 AM
    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/27/2012 12:14:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win. Su

  1. Date: 12/27/2012 11:54:00 AM
    Congrats......Seren

  1. Date: 12/26/2012 9:50:00 PM
    This is great ! Wow! So many! lol. I love it. Big congratulations my dear friend Tim on your super win! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 12/26/2012 1:39:00 PM
    Great win... LOL... and so true!

  1. Date: 12/26/2012 12:37:00 PM
    'tim your joke was all in the after note, and I loved it. BIG congrats for your win.

  1. Date: 12/26/2012 6:58:00 AM
    Congratulations Tim, love it lol xx

  1. Date: 12/25/2012 8:46:00 PM
    Tim,,, lol..., ;-) Congratulations with your little Christmas win... have a nice one... always~ PD

  1. Date: 12/21/2012 4:52:00 PM
    very unique entry, mr. scrooge. You do have a funny bone, sir!! I loved your end note there. Merry Xmas, my friend.

  1. Date: 12/21/2012 9:04:00 AM
    Two trucks. Three, four? A freight train. Great poem. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 11:46:00 PM
    Tim; This is a good one. I really enjoyed it. Thanks for sharing and good luck in the contest. Lucilla

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 3:18:00 PM
    Tim have you got Yorkshire connection, your poetry reads like you have,,, this is brilliant, i'm sure Charles Dickens, would appreciate this...

  1. Date: 12/17/2012 3:02:00 PM
    ha! very amusing. love the ending...