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My humbug melts away

Here we go again, I’ll have to count to ten, It’s Christmas time once more, Christmas songs ‘n every store. It’s bound to cost a mint It’s gunna make me skint And all for just one day Please make it go away! The wife’s all in a tizz I’ve forgotten the Buck’s Fizz And the Christmas tree’s not right Not straight when it’s upright. And the Garland I’ve just bought She tells me is too short And the lights are on the blink Got to find that dodgy link. The supermarket’s crammed, The car parks are all jammed, And the sprouts have gone amiss Cannot cross them off my list! But I do this every year Trying to find the Christmas cheer It seems a waste of time But by New Year I’ll be fine. Then my granddaughter comes knocking Wants to see her Christmas stocking Then she reads her Santa’s list Saying she wants ‘this and this and this!!’ So the humbug inside of me Melts beside the Christmas tree As she asks ‘grandad will it snow?’ I say ‘sweetheart let’s hope so!’

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Date: 12/15/2019 11:24:00 AM
Aw, this is so sweet!! Truly touching! A FAVE for me. Love and Joy to you and your granddaughter, and to the entire Thompson family! :) gw
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 12/15/2019 11:29:00 AM
Thank you Gershon and the very best festive wishes to you and your family too! A special thanks to you for all your encouraging messages, it is so much appreciated. Ron :)
Date: 12/13/2019 7:16:00 PM
G'day Ronald … you've certainly hit the spot with your humorous poem. Apart from the snow, I've got it all - thanks Ronald - Lindsay
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 12/14/2019 4:39:00 AM
Thanks Lindsay, appreciated! Christmas is very stressful, particularly as you get older but it's great for the kids!! Best wishes..Ron :)