Twas the Night Before Christmas 2012

Twas the night before Christmas
The most low-key in years
No van living, no cruising,
no circus, no gears

It's just me and my sweetie
with no big to do
We quietly watch Jeopardy!
While petting tussie-roo

There's comfort in the quiet
No stress and no hurry
Instead of ham or a turkey
We nibble veggie curry

Our holiday duties
with her kin then mine
Were nice but now finished
Which suits us just fine

Her folks' house was bustling
Full of wonderful smells
With my fam we gathered
In our sweaters with bells

But now is the time
For our traditions to grow
Whether they involve presents
Or a t.v. game show

But all that will happen
For it takes many a year
For now I'm content
with my brand of holiday cheer

So we shuffle off to bed
Just like any old night
Feeling blessed and lucky
And that everything's right

So with that I will end
This holiday rendition
And wish you Happy Christmas
As is our tradition.
Monday December 24 2012File under: holidays, poetry

Toggle Comments (4)comment?
on Mon 24th Dec, 2012 11:06 pm CST Wren said:
Yay for this BdW holiday tradition! Read the previous years: 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2011.
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on Tue 25th Dec, 2012 07:29 am CST steve said:
yay! Glad you came through with the ditty

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on Tue 25th Dec, 2012 10:03 am CST Amanda said:
Love this, Wren! Merry Christmas to you and yours.
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on Tue 25th Dec, 2012 10:40 am CST Mom said:
Grandma Schultz would be proud that you carry on her tradition in such fine style.
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