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Eve of Christmas

 Twas the night
before Christmas when
I left the house For
some last minute
shopping I was
cutting it close So
off I went into the
cold night air In a
short while the mall
did appear

I saw kids playing on
their sleds When they
should have been
sleeping in their
beds The first store
I went to was the Gap
I  made my purchase
and was off in a
flash On the drive
home I needed no map
Cause my garmin was
sitting on the dash

Then in the distance
I saw something glow
Flying through the
sky and over the snow
When it rounded the
corner and landed in
the clear I saw Mr.
Claus and all his

Then upon the roof 
St nicholas flew And
he shimmied down the
chimney in a minute
or two Then he put
the presents under
the tree And up
through the chimney
he went with glee

Upon the roof he
paused for awhile And
with a wink and a
smile He was off into
the night Bringing
joy to many that was
his delight
And then I heard him
say to the poets on
this  site
Merry Christmas to
all , and to all a
good write!

Copyright © Joseph May

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  1. Date: 1/15/2014 9:39:00 PM
    JOSEPH, :) Congrats, in the "Santa Claus" contest! Sweet winning poem. laterz ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 1/4/2014 7:13:00 AM
    - Santa Claus, contest - sponsored by: Debbie Guzzi is drawn and Christmas is over - CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WINNING POEM, JOSEPH ! - Now Santa Claus needs to take a well-deserved vacation :))) - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 1/4/2014 5:38:00 AM
    Hiya and congratulations Joseph, always a delight xx

  1. Date: 1/3/2014 9:50:00 PM
    A fun entry, Joseph. Congratulations, Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 1/3/2014 5:55:00 PM
    Loved the rhythm & the end, thanks a lot for the entry you know I don't know what a garmin? is LOL [too old! me] Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

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    Date: 1/3/2014 9:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for my placement are young at heart
  1. Date: 12/26/2013 10:35:00 PM
    very Christmas write indeed! A Happy Christmas! thanks for your comment on my work. enjoyed your poetry as well!

  1. Date: 12/15/2013 10:05:00 AM
    Cool poem much like the wonderful poem that has made it into so many Xmas books for the kiddies. I LOVEd how you put to all a good WRITE at the end. VERY clever.

  1. Date: 12/14/2013 5:15:00 PM
    Wonderful poem you have written here Joseph. I really enjoyed this one....peter

  1. Date: 12/13/2013 9:38:00 PM
    I enjoyed reading your Christmas poem, Joseph. Well done! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 12/13/2013 7:56:00 PM
    I loved "Eve Of Christmas" Merry Christmas to you and yours, Joseph. Chuck

  1. Date: 12/13/2013 4:40:00 PM
    Joseph I am smiling way big!!!! Awesome...thanks...