Festive Stress

15 Dec


I am sure I wrote something similar one christmas ago, might have been on a community group over on the departed and deleted BCUK.  Anyway here is something rattling around my head [anything to avoid the wrapping].

Christmas is coming, The goose is getting fat
The TV Ads are blaring, giving it all that.

Mum is busy stressing, what gifts there are to buy
No socks, pants or smells, harder she must try.

The stick tape’s gone missing, the bows won’t even stick
She watched all the videos to find the wrapping trick.

The decorations are dusty from storage in the attic,
The waving snowman should move but he standing there all static

The cats gone up the tree again, the baubles won’t survive,
The dogs been at the mince pies, the hamsters at the chive.

The kids are all excited at the gifts beneath the tree
Trying to shake and feel and find which one’s for me.

Dad’s no help, he’s snoring, he’s sampled the christmas punch
Mum needs a bigger oven to cook the christmas lunch.

Turkey roast and turkey stew, and turkey curry too
Anyone for more sprouts, the gravy turned to goo.

Come Boxing Day it’s all over, well it is for some,
One is still working, you know her, she’s called Mum.

As you raise a glass to toast and welcome the New Year,
Just 359 days until Christmas  again is here.


Posted by on December 15, 2015 in General, Life


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4 responses to “Festive Stress

  1. Bushka

    December 15, 2015 at 2:17 pm

    Yes…reading through it rang bells louder and louder….. ; ) Well worth a re-read. Hope your Christmas List is getting shorter…. 🙄 Hugs! ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  2. AnneMarie

    December 15, 2015 at 2:22 pm

    The Christmas list is getting longer as we have a new addition to the family


  3. faffajane

    December 16, 2015 at 10:44 pm

    Love it!

    Liked by 1 person

    • AnneMarie

      December 16, 2015 at 10:47 pm

      Thank you :). I have a rare spark of creativity every once in a while.



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