the night before Christmas and no living thing
Was stirring or creeping round, not
hordes were all waiting to hear
good old Saint Nick was anywhere near.
large wooden box they had set as a trap
and milk as
the bait for the sap!
was resting from tending aphids
Slipstream wiped sleep from his closing
and Lavender lay in their hole
stockings and baskets
they hoped would be full
jolly old Saint Nick would pass down their way
fill up with presents the hole where they stay.
was curled on a Christmas tree’s limb
hoped that old Santa would not forget him.
stocking he held as he slept curled up tight
open to fill as he slept through the night.
set cookies and milk on a plate
help out old Santa his stomach to sate.
Spin and Dizzy lay curled in a hole
wind chill was zero, you know they’re no fools.
me in my hobble my sword on the shelf
for the coming of the jolly old elf.
all of a sudden in the still of the night
sonic boom blasted, a sleigh came in sight.
flew through the air and then fell to the ground
And landed so softly it made not a sound.
watched from my window as Santa stepped down
three little elves and a Lemur that’s brown.
Santa saw cookies and milk on a plate
under a box that was held by a stake.
passion for sweets lead his caution
without a care to the box made his way.
seeing his chance for the presents to take
pulled on the string for the trap he did make.
stake fell from under the box and the plate
to his amazement the trap did abate.
Santa ate well stuffing cookies away
drank all the milk while his elves cleaned the sleigh.
Morticon dashed to the box in a fit
pushed old Saint Nick to the side in a snit.
stood underneath the trap with a frown
kicked at the sides till the box did come down.
froze to the ground and Morti did pout.
Mouser came by and melted him out.
then Santa’s job was finished at last
Christmas eve’s whisper fell into the past.
sack was now empty there wasn’t a lump
winked to me then in his sleigh he did jump.
elves and the Lemur to the sleigh they all came
out to his centaurs he called them by name
Argon now Mavra now Chiron and Reiter
on Dayseks, D`saynin and Cray.
To the top of the oak tree!
To the top of the wall!
Now dash away! Dash away! Dash away all!"
up in the cold air his chargers did fly
the sleigh up into the sky.
watched as the jolly elf vanished from sight
“merry Christmas and to all a good night”.
by Santa Mort sat down below
something he sat in the snow.
Kendra approached him a present in hand
placed it before him then helped him to stand.
smiled so sweetly and patted his paw
brushed away icicles off of his jaw.
see my dear Wallaby Christmas is here
celebrate giving this time of the year.
joyous occasion we cannot deny
from you, she said with a sigh.
the S.E.D. Wallaby picked up the box
covered in paper by the multi-tailed fox
opened it tearfully eyeing the gift
tiny old heart beginning to shift.
Feeling some charity Morti reached
And pulled from his pouch a small
gave it to Kendra his gift to the poor
Kendra smiled sweetly and went for the door.
Kendra was leaving on a string Mort did pull
back came the pin to the wallaby's hold.
we heard him exclaim as he hopped out of sight
plan foiled on Santa but I fooled one tonight!
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Christmas to everyone at SpinDizzy and a happy New Year!