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The Hatchet

Hatchet in the tree Hatchet in the snow A snowman’s hand gripped A snowman slashed low Low falls the timber Low level UV light Light reflects white Light will then entice Entice by photoelectric effect Entice by photons in cadence In cadence with yuletide In cadence with Christmas time Time is itself a gift Time and time again Again the winter solstice Again the world will spin Spin on it's axis Spin by angular momentum Momentous holidays will come Momentous mementos prior Prior to the feasts Prior to the givings Giving a beginning Giving an end Endpoint to point Endpoint to position Position the world with bows and ribbons Positioned in a box A box of dark matter A box of hot rocks Rocks wrapped in flavour & colour Rocks wrapped in gravity & electric charge Charged forward by a vacuum Charged forward at 0 dollars cost Cost just a kiss under the mistletoe Costs just an open heart, does it not? Not if not genuine Not because it ought to be Be because you ought to be Be joyeux noel Joyeux noel Deus ex machina Joyeux noel God by machine Machinations of generosity against greed Machinations of compassion against apathy Apathetic the inanimate object Apathetic indeed Indeed life is an incantation Indeed the miracle we need Needless to say An incantation speaks atop the tree

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