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Late Christmas Shopping

I will be okay, I’ve got plenty of time, It’s only the 10th so I’ll be fine! I check my diary, I should make a move It’s now the 15th, should be in the grove! It’s the 17th, just a week to go, And to date? Simply nothing to show! It’s the 19th but I don’t have the time To plan ahead, this shopping of mine. It’s the 21st, but it’s still not too late, I’ve only the wife to facilitate. It’s the 23rd, I cannot believe, If I don’t act soon she will be aggrieved. It’s the 24th and the high street is packed, At 6 o’clock just a few shops left stacked. I haven’t a clue what present to buy, I cannot believe how the time’s gone by. I call in the pub, for I need inspiration But it’s really an act of pure desperation. It’s the 25th, it is now Christmas morn, And I’m certainly looking, very forlorn, For a packet of nuts does not represent The kind of gift I’d like to present.

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Date: 11/12/2019 3:00:00 PM
ha ha ha this is hilarious Ronald, I'd worry about your own nuts if you presented her with a bag of salted ones lol. To be honest we no longer bother with gifts, we buy things when we need them not because a day dictates:-) the best gift I have had since 2013 is for my hubby to be cancer free and after radiotherapy his May and June he is clear once again:-)hugs Jan xx
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 11/12/2019 3:18:00 PM
Thanks for the comment Jan. For the record we don't bother with gifts either these days, as you say, we also buy for each other not when a day dictates. Absolutely fantastic news about your hubby being given the all clear - best gift ever!! Big hugs - Ron xx
Date: 11/12/2019 2:34:00 PM
Plenty of time left to get your wife a complementary solid silver nutcracker. (Watch your nuts there, soldier! Ooops!) LOL, Gershon
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 11/12/2019 2:38:00 PM
Ha Ha!! You're obviously a charmer Gershon because I never would have though of the complimentary silver nutcracker. I can see I've a lot to learn..Best. Ron
Date: 11/12/2019 2:15:00 PM
It sounds like this really happened before...Nice One
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 11/12/2019 2:18:00 PM
You're too astute Arturo but I'll leave you guessing. Thanks for the comment..Best wishes..Ron :)
Date: 11/12/2019 1:56:00 PM
It's not the gift they say, it's the thought that counts and you sure did a lot of thinking during this poetic shopping quest. : ) Really well written my friend.
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Chris Green
Date: 11/12/2019 2:26:00 PM
Now that is even funnier...a bag of carrots. That is priceless.
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 11/12/2019 2:05:00 PM
Cheers Chris..it's actually based on a true story except I was sent out to get food for the Xmas dinner and only came back with a bag of carrots. Got caught up in the pub with the lads!! I was only in my mid twenties though....Ron :)