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Three Sure Signs of Christmas

Three Sure Signs of Christmas There are twelve days of Christmas, everybody knows that But there are only three signs to know it’s time to start getting fat. The first sign that Christmas is getting really quite near Is all the new toy adverts on the telly that suddenly appear They are on the telly before kids return to school after summer break There are lots of toys to buy, they tell us and even some Christmas cake Never mind the partridge that’s sitting in the pear tree Or the French Hens and the five golden rings The second sign is Cliff Richard back, selling his songs and things. Calendars and tickets, to concerts around and about I’m here come buy my wears is Cliff Richards only Christmas shout. The third sign of Christmas is also the television screen The Coco Cola train runs daily, set in a pretty Christmas scene Christmas isn’t Christmas without Coco Cola, they would have us believe We can’t have Christmas without it, because everyone would grieve. Without TV and Cliff Richard, Christmas would not happen at all No Christmas dinner or gifts and no works Christmas ball There would be no Turtle doves, or Maids to go a milking. No cheap deals and cons, for people to go a bilking. No money spent at this time of year would be a catastrophe We would just have to carry on with our same routine daily. Christmas is not what is was, even the dates are a bit of a misleader It was mixed with Roman Saturnalia, to appease the then church leaders. So for all those that celebrate remember you have Cliff to thank for it Enjoy your time this year, and all those presents that do not fit Don’t think of me as humbug or even a Christmas killjoy I wish everyone what they wish for themselves and others And I hope that your Santa comes, to help all the mothers Have a good time one and all, at this special time of year And remember to thank the telly and Cliff, for all this Christmas cheer.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 11/27/2012 10:11:00 AM
Dear Mandy, How very True about the ads on TV (Telly) Christmas is so commercialized now,Black Friday sales over here across the pond has continued to drop as many have their shopping done in October LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Eternal (Young) Liege...Harry
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Date: 10/5/2012 3:13:00 PM
and thank Mandy too, for giving it, has it is in todays world..i hate what it has become,,so comerical.. this poem is telling the truth, can't be bad......
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Date: 11/26/2011 8:54:00 PM
Really, it should not even be called Christmas anymore, but rather Santa Day or something like that. This sure shows it!!
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Mandy Tams The Golden Girl
Date: 11/29/2011 1:44:00 AM
Thanks , my job is done.x
Date: 11/26/2011 5:45:00 AM
I also find Christmas very commercial. It is like the whole meaning is lost. I hope to teach my son the true meaning of Christmas. I have added you as a fav poet. I hope that is okay with you?
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Mandy Tams The Golden Girl
Date: 11/26/2011 6:59:00 AM
I feel very humble and thank you for what i consider a wonderful honor. I hope I don't disapoint xx
Date: 11/25/2011 11:04:00 PM
mandy, first things first~ How was your thanksgiving? I hope fine! About this poem: wow! a wonderful poem..p.d.
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Mandy Tams The Golden Girl
Date: 11/26/2011 3:18:00 AM
Hi hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving,we do not have T G in Engand the next one here is Christmas. Glad you enjoued the ryhme x
Date: 11/25/2011 9:28:00 AM
We get commercials telling us to buy a new car for the one you love. I assure her that I will not. She thanks me.
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Mandy Tams The Golden Girl
Date: 11/25/2011 9:52:00 AM
Oh you can send me one if you want x
Date: 11/25/2011 5:59:00 AM
Slightly warped point of view ! Very funny really enjoyed.
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Mandy Tams The Golden Girl
Date: 11/25/2011 9:15:00 AM
Thanks I am feeling kind of warped, hope it raised a smile if so my job is done x