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We Six Sheep Of Bethlehem Be

We six sheep of Bethlehem be Bogg, Whiff, Wheep, the triplets and me* We all get fed and sleep in this shed It's simple, but so are we! O star of wonder, star so bright Guiding strange folk here tonight Unsuspecting sheep affecting Oh, what a holy fright! Who's these people? Oh Golly Gosh! What's a'doing? Bish! Bash! Bosh! There's a stranger in our manger, Offsprung into our nosh! O wondrous star, so satnav wise Heaven guiding fat rich guys Who needs peasants bringing presents? Kings give the best surprise! It's them shepherds - oh, what a pain! Nosy types - a sheep's daily bane; Off their backsides from the hillsides Interfering again! O wondrous star, O shiny thing Even a sheepie can look at a king Happy greetings, birthday bleatings Who knew the sheep could sing? O party star, O star so true; Kings and shepherds having a do Dancing clapping, no chance napping What's a tired sheep to do? Our bedroom's filled with brilliant light, With people that we didn't invite And something odder in our fodder; Oh, for a Silent Night! *Sheep can count but, as Eric Morecambe might have said, although they have the right numbers, they are not necessarily in the right order.

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Date: 1/22/2022 1:25:00 AM
Haha. Golly gosh! Great piece! Thanks.
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Date: 1/19/2022 3:50:00 PM
Beautiful poem. I really enjoyed it. Thank you
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Lee Leon
Date: 1/28/2022 1:06:00 AM
Thank you, Catherine, I am pleased you enjoyed. LL
Date: 1/19/2022 3:16:00 PM
Hi Lee, Excellent poem and it rhymes perfectly to the tune of we three Kings. I laughed so hard as I read on. What an imagination you have! I enjoyed reading it so much I just had to share it with my husband and 86 year old Mom. Keep em coming!... Way too funny :-D Going to read more of your poems now. Cheers Anne :-)
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