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December 14, 2005

still working on that “holiday” spirit

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 2:52 pm

Christmas pageant—
the one who had to get married
plays virgin Mary

another Christmas . . .
my parents visit
the son in prison

… by Lee Gurga from Fresh Scent (1998)

orig, photo-poem

home for Christmas:
my childhood desk drawer

Christmas Eve –
bits of a price sticker
stuck on my finger

… by Michael Dylan Welch

home for Christmas” – from Open Window

Christmas Eve” – The Heron’s Nest (Sept. 2005)

goose christmas evening
the goose she raised
all summer

…. by ed markowski

married a decade
she hides
the mistletoe

married a decade
he can’t find
the mistletoe

wrapping and packing –
she pastes on
a Holiday smile

… by dagosan

NoSantaG Not content with dampening any “holiday spirits” that don’t acknowledge his own parochial faith, Prof. Bainbridge is now turning his Scrooge-like evil grin toward the poor folks of Canada, hoping to further his own parochial political and petro interests — by suggesting we make Alberta the 51st State.

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