A Real Family's Christmas: The Horror!

Updated on December 2, 2017
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Dean Traylor is a freelance writer and teacher. He wrote for IHPVA magazines and raced these vehicles with his father (who builds them).

Originally published at www.wpi.edu/news for Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Originally published at www.wpi.edu/news for Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Momma starts to yell,
And Daddy tries to quell.
The Sisters pull their hairs,
While the dog pisses in the tree well.

Bulbs on fire,
Smelling a little like burning tire.
The angel on the tree
Barely hangs by a wire.

Try to keep a smile
When pulling out a sock in argyle.
One Sister hoards her gifts
In a neat little pile.

The other screams and yell
Drowning out the door bell
Making this place
Feel like hell.

Hurray! Christmas is here?
My eyes forms a tear.
This peace on Earth, charity for all;
forget it, I want a beer.

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        Louise Powles 

        11 months ago from Norfolk, England

        Pass me a beer too! That's a great poem. =)

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