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Griga Christmas cheer

Griga Christmas cheer By Lawrence M. Nunez Christmas in Griga was a special day We celebrated in a special way It was never about a gift or a toy But rather happiness and joy The toys were good for only a day For the good ones mommy couldn’t pay And all we needed was Christmas cheer No chimney we had for Santa to come Parcels from states we did get some Luis Liu, James Chee, and Leo Liu McKenzie, Dick Usher and Alberto Liu Our Stores down town fully decked out Not with lights but friends shout out Celebration in the air and Christmas cheer Freshly varnished tables and chair The sound of music in the air Linoleum or Marley on the floor For those that were not really poor Like cake and Fanta we had to share With those who brought laughter, joy and care Blessings, glad tidings and Christmas cheer Santa you would never see For there was none by Carib sea Parents worked hard for what we got No Santa we had to sit on his lap Jankunu for us was the mark of the day House to house to those that would pay For that was our Christmas cheer Warini we had on Christmas Eve All dressed up in banana leaves. Jankunu on Christmas day would dance Regally dressed, impressive as they prance Cherikanari would be the day after that, Hunta man and Bagasu would have their spat And this completes our Christmas cheer.

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Date: 12/26/2013 12:52:00 AM
Lawrence, , Hope you are enjoying the holidays, -- Your first poem on the soup is excellent for the readers!! Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND". Hugs* SKAT"
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Date: 12/23/2013 9:09:00 PM
thanks Anne and Poet destroyer for the warm welcome, i like already and am sure to enjoy
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Date: 12/23/2013 8:05:00 AM
- Welcome to P-Soup, Lawrence ! - Nice to read your first poem here. :)) - Hope you will have much pleasure to be with us. - Wishing you good luck - have a nice day! - (Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours). - My first greeting to you from Norway. - I will come back to read more .... another day :) - I wish you and your loved ones an enjoyable Christmas - All the best for the year 2014 ! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 12/23/2013 7:55:00 AM
Lawrence, ,A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@
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