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Kangaroos look funny in horns and underoos

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Kangaroos look funny in horns and underoos

Kangaroos look funny in horns and underoos

Nothing like the holidays down under…
So many sweets to taste and plunder…
Mistletoe hung over head…
Sweet dreams in our slumbering bed…

The jolly man shimmying down
The hot family hearths
Not making a sound making his rounds
Asbestos underwear protecting his parts

The sweaty old boy in red
Cursing the heat of points this far south
While blimey citizens are snug in bed
Explicatives flowing from his mouth

Merry Christmas to all those down under
And happy New Year a day bloody sooner
Having no snow is a god awful blunder
The whole island should be sat in a corner!

Rlm ‘10

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  1. Date: 4/3/2011 2:48:00 PM
    just love this tongue in cheek Aussie Xmas! Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/21/2011 6:06:00 AM
    interesting imagery, a very clever written poem, enjoyed. Harry

  1. Date: 3/20/2011 3:27:00 PM
    Very interesting one, and you can see that you long for snow. This would have been great at Xmas time!! I enjoyed the comic relief!