Claus Travel

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #326

Words:  monkeys, moon, sword, chop, relish, sting, kiss, strap, fly, merge, shimmy, crime

Thought we heard police choppers,
and strange monkey noises, too.
Realized it was Santa’s sleigh,
and reindeer bells flying past moon.

A gift sack strapped securely,
a chill wind that stung,
merge of hoofs and ho-ho-ho’s
in that night sky rung.

A shimmy down the chimney,
not criminals, but Santa Claus
who relished sugar cookies,
and a kiss from Mrs. Claus.

When Santa and his reindeer
left for their next stop,
that red sleigh took to the air,
and like a sword of flame it shot.

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About purplepeninportland

I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York. My goal is to create and share poetry with others who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve in you, and feel your sparks as well.
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2 Responses to Claus Travel

  1. mhmp77 says:

    kaykuala

    left for their next stop,
    that red sleigh took to the air,
    and like a sword of flame it shot

    Santa is just as active and doesn’t seem to age!

    Hank

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