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Holiday Mishaps

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Holiday Mishaps

The room looks over and starts to chuckle.
An oddly beautiful stream of cider
Erupting from the nose of my uncle.
Kids waiting for a Christmas night rider,

All hoping to finally see Saint Nick.
Aunty Mary stands up and starts to twirl,
Nigh knocking over a lamp, she stops quick,
And she instead flattens the nearest girl.

Family running to see if she is fine,
We end up running into each other.
Dinner’s done, I head for the starting line,
And I’m elbowed in the face by brother.

It wouldn’t be family, well I assume,
Lack a trip to the emergency room.

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  1. Date: 12/12/2013 7:13:00 PM

    I know I shouldn't but I did chuckle. Congrad's on your win!

  1. Date: 12/12/2013 6:11:00 AM

    Congratulations Kara xx

  1. Date: 12/11/2013 11:29:00 PM

    Congrats on the win, kara

  1. Date: 12/11/2013 11:12:00 PM

    a nice win, Kara....Linda

  1. Date: 12/16/2011 7:38:00 AM

    I enjoyed reading your poetry this morning Kara. I hope you have a wonderful weekend. I am going to see if I can write something for a couple contests this weekend. Hope you find the inspiration to do the same. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/16/2011 7:18:00 AM

    Goodness! Lovely poem. Happy Holidays! Catie :)