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    Calrootpeg and Palmer - Joint Poetry Contest (101) Winners

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    The merriment of sounds and sight
    By Calrootpeg


    The merriment of sounds and sight;
    not by ears and eyes,
    nor captured by prose or paint,
    within,
    feeling,
    the celebration begins
    when pain goes away.

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    WHAT I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS
    By Palmer


    “Oh boy! It's Christmas Eve!” said little Susan with delight
    “Oh joy, it’s Christmas Eve.” muttered grumpy old Steve​

    She ran around and hurried down
    He groaned a sound and made a frown​

    As she lit her tree all bright
    Still in bed, he didn’t leave​

    “I wonder what I got this year?”
    “Why is it that each year!?”​

    She giggled with a smile
    His yell was heard from miles​

    “A remote control, a trip to the pole, or maybe it’s a reindeer?”
    “A block of coal that someone stole; now isn’t that queer!”​

    “What’s in the box and all it contains?”
    “Why not a rock, or bad Champagne?” ​

    She kept on guessing, curious
    His voice kept getting furious​

    “Whatever it is, or whoever it’s from, I really won’t complain!”
    “Whoever you are, or wherever you’re from, you’re driving me insane!”​

    Inside the box was a choo choo train:
    Inside the box was a yellow plane:​

    “Here’s your wish my little Steve.
    “Here’s your gift my dearest Susan!”​

    I sent you coal, but coal from a train, and I hope that you’d receive this.”
    You’ll reach your goal, you’ll fly to Spain, and your journey’s just begun!”

    She looked at the date, and there it read:
    He looked at the date, and there it read:​

    “Nineteen forty-nine”
    “Two-thousand and nine”​

    She let out a sigh and told herself
    Thinking of retiring, he thought​

    “Well I guess it isn’t mine!”
    “I guess Spain should be fine!”​
     
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    Honours even. Well played.
     
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    congrats both
     
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