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Blog Posted:12/20/2010 12:34:00 PM
Progress and Continuation of our Collaborative Christmas poem. Continued from my 12/18/10 Blog  Join the fun!  Keep the couplets coming for 2 more days!
 

Be Sure to add your 2 lines in the comments section...first come first write!  I'll combine them and post on the 24th @12:01 a.m. EST 

Title Suggestions Are Welcome!
(Please post your ideas about title suggestions
that you like, in the comments section.)


1. It was the night before Christmas, Mrs. Claus slept in her bed. 
2. Thinking about breakfast, when Santa and his elves would be fed.
3. Too much Santa had been eating; and when he went 'Ho-Ho-Ho,'
4. He risked getting caught in chimneys, needing a lube from Crisco."
5. So, Mrs. Clause decided Slim Fast should be on his menu...
6. To preserve Santa's agility in the chimney venue."
7. Slim fast he drank though he shouted out,,,ooohh.                          8. He said, Mrs. Claus it tastes just like glue.
9. Oh stop your complaining, your getting too plump,                        10. I've never seen Santa with such a big rump! 
11. Mrs. Clause did not know about the stash of sweet treats
12. Santa hid in his bag right beside the sleigh seat!
13. A charitable Claus with no flaws good for the Christmas cause,
14. Shares treats with red-nosed Rudolph, fat hind feet and paws!
15. And so they all readied to finally take flight.
16. But Santa was struggling. His suit was too tight.
17 He borrowed a girdle from his wives dresser drawer
18. And vowed cakes and candy, he'd eat never more.
19. A quick trip to North Pole Mall to buy some new girdles...             20. Poor tiny reindeer could barely scale snowy hurdles ... 
21. Rolls of Santa's "jolly" belly lapped over that girdle...                   22. So competing on the biggest loser might be his next hurdle."
23. He went jogging instead of walking during toy quality controls,
24. Then he caught heavenly whiffs of baking cinnamon rolls!!
25. And all thought of diet went out of his head.
26. "If I must give up sweets, I would rather be dead"
27. "Nonsense," said Mrs. Clause as she made a call to Jillian...
28. The Biggest Loser coach can make Santa a studly stallion!"
29. But try as he might, to change this jolly old elf,
30. A jelly-belly Santa was the way he and others viewed himself.
31,  Fatty bombom Santa shouted,hi ho,hi ho
32. He thought of keeping candy meant for Edgar Allen Poe!
33.  On the dash of the sleigh was a cocoa machine, 
34.  Steaming hot chocolate in a mug red and green. 
35.  He had chocolate fudge and cookies with icing 
36.  He feared Mrs. Claus, but it was so enticing!
 
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And More if you like!
CONTRIBUTING POETS, alphabetically:

Linda-Marie Bariana   (May I use your new married name?)           Celene Crescent, Carolyn Devonshire, Andrea Dietrich, John Freeman, Barbara Gorelick, Cecil Hickman, Joyce Johnson, Constance La France, Catie Lindsey, Diane Locksley, Nikko Palmario, Linda Rutherford,       Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen, and Deb Wilson






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  1. Date: 12/22/2010 1:33:00 AM
    I think we have a title. (Cross reference the December 21st Blog.) "THE NORTH POLE DIET DILEMMA" Do you like the title? (Thanks for all of the inspirational suggestions!)

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  1. Date: 12/21/2010 5:40:00 AM
    So funny. .hilarious. .a genius idea dane. .hugs and bravo to all!

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  1. Date: 12/21/2010 4:44:00 AM
    He had chocolate fudge and cookies with icing He feared Mrs. Claus but it was so enticing!

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  1. Date: 12/21/2010 2:08:00 AM
    Oh John! I just read your suggestion, too. Definitely in the running! Any more out there?

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  1. Date: 12/21/2010 2:06:00 AM
    Santa Versus the Bulge! Hummmm. I like it. Any other ideas out there? Place your votes! Is this the one we want? Don't be shy! Post your potential title here! LOL (I feel like an auctioneer!)

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  1. Date: 12/21/2010 2:04:00 AM
    Katie, Thanks for your fun couplets. I can hardly wait to see what lines come next!

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  1. Date: 12/20/2010 5:58:00 PM
    on the dash of the sleigh was a cocoa machine, steaming hot chocolate in a mug red and green. :)

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  1. Date: 12/20/2010 4:50:00 PM
    Jolly Claus's Human Flaws

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  1. Date: 12/20/2010 4:08:00 PM
    Santa versus "The Bulge"? Enjoyed participating, Dane Ann. Love, Carolyn

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  1. Date: 12/20/2010 12:49:00 PM
    Fatty bombom Santa shouted,hi ho,hi ho He thought of keeping candy meant for Edgar Allen Poe! 2 lines received from Celene Crescent

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  1. Date: 12/20/2010 12:36:00 PM
    Sorry, folks...but the blog I posted this morning..."Vanished" I must have accidentally deleted it when I was having trouble posting a Christmas Greeting that I designed. Sorry...but the lines should all be here. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU CHECK YOU NAME ON THE CONTRIBUTOR'S LIST for inclusion and spelling! Thank you all for making this so much fun!

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