Christmas With the Rhymes

Updated on November 28, 2017

Merry Christmas to all

— Ryan Cornelius

Christmas with the Kranks

LUTHER and NORA Krank.
Witness their daughter going away.
Going away on assignment.
They are at the airport.
Watching their daughter abort.
Abort the plane for Peru.
Nora cries, seeing her daughter pursue.
Pursue her career.
Luther barely sheds a tear.
After getting soaked in the rain.
They decide to make a change.
Its the day after Thanksgiving.
They realize the house will be empty.
Luther decides he's not celebrating.
Not celebrating the holidays this year.
Not without their daughter near.
He suggests on investing.
The money that is usually.
Usually spent on the holidays.
Spending it on going away.
Going away on a Carribean Cruise.
Nora agrees they should use.
Use the money as an investment.
But under one condition.
She wants to donate to the church.
Reward them for their work.
The children's hospital as well.
Luther agrees and promises it will not fail.
They begin planning the trip.
Forgetting usual rituals of Christmas.
Investing in themselves for a change.
But Nora's friends do not like the change.
Meanwhile, kids come by selling a tree.
That Luther's not interested in buying.
Telling the kids they are not having Christmas.
The kids walk away disappointed.
VIC FROHMEYER hears about it.
He confronts Luther about it.
While the neighbors decorate.
Vic hopes Luther walks away.
Despite Luther saying no.
His wife wants to decorate with snow.
She says its a Christmas position.
But he stands through the convictions.
At work, he is catching heat.
Catching heat from his employees.
While Nora escapes from their neighbors.
To the mall to go meet Luther.
Meeting Luther to plan their trip.
They get a tan before the trip.
They get home and see they are trending.
Called selfish for not considering.
Not considering the best time of the year.
Ditching it all for their own cheer.
The houses around them are decorated.
But are surprised when the police approach.
With their usual Christmas calendar.
At their home are carolers
Singing at their doorstep.
Luther's aware that that's a set.
A set up to make them feel guilty.
Luther sprays water on in his yard.
Knowing the weather will freeze the yeard.
Attempting to keep off the neighbors.
Attempting to keep off the carolers.
Unknowingly, they walk on it.
They all slip and fall on it.
Nora knows that Luther did it.
Then explains that she's tired of it.
One day while preparing to leave.
They get a sudden call from BLAIR.
Telling them that she's coming here.
They suddenly have to change their plans.
They are not going like they planned.
So Luther goes out for a tree.
While Nora goes out shopping.
Luther finds no tree but persuades.
His neighbor that's going away.
He persuades his neighbor to borrow his tree.
His neighbor then gives him the key.
Others see him taking the tree.
The police see him going home with the tree.
Thinking he broke into their home.
He's arrested then is allowed to go.
While his wife plans for the Party.
Luther is at home decorating.
When the neighbors see they are rushing.
They come together for the coming.
Some are reluctant.
But still, end up doing it.
At first, they stall Baire from getting there.
To keep her unaware.
Unaware of the casualties.
But they arrive there safely.
Luther still tries to convince.
His wife Nora to take accept it.
To accept the cruise.
But she refuses to accept the cruise.
Upset that he's not happy.
Not happy about seeing.
Seeing his daughter home.
Sadly he goes.
Across the street to a home.
He offers the tickets to another home.
Insisting on them going on the cruise.
Luther's holiday spirit has been renewed.
He realizes that his idea.
Was really a selfish idea.

Cast
Roles
Tim Allen
Luther Krank
Jamie Lee Curtis
Nora Crank
Julie Gonzalo
Blaire Krank
Dan Aykrod
Vic Frohmeyer

Jim Roth

Jim Roth is known in the film industry. His career in film started in 1974. It's 2017 & he has not really stopped. He directed Revenge of the Nerds 2 (1987), Coup de Ville (1990) Americas Sweethearts (2001)  Freedomland  (2006)
Jim Roth is known in the film industry. His career in film started in 1974. It's 2017 & he has not really stopped. He directed Revenge of the Nerds 2 (1987), Coup de Ville (1990) Americas Sweethearts (2001) Freedomland (2006)

© 2017 Ryan Jarvis Cornelius

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Rhyme Vine Poetry profile image

      Tamara Yancosky Moore 

      9 months ago from Uninhabited Regions

      Your rhyming poems are so unique and enjoyable to read! I also really liked the title of this one :-)

      Thank you for sharing your great talent with us.

      Tamara

      xxx

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, letterpile.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://letterpile.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)