Christmas Present

Oh they say it's that time of year

Full of joy and Christmas cheer

But Baby you're no longer near

This holiday leaves a forgotten tear,

 

Children playing in the snow

Baby don't you know

Now the shadows begin to grow

Those old feelings lay me low,

 

Just as snowmen melt and fade away

You just had to leave and couldn't stay

Now the warmth has all but gone away

I would wish this upon no one on Christmas Day,

 

Christmas was not your time of year

Oh how you made that so very clear

It's become an excuse to have another beer

Better than to endure another smear,

 

I remember Christmas as a child

When my smile was so tender and mild

Presents beneath a tree so neatly piled

Yet life has left me confused and beguiled,

 

It all happened for a sad reason

This funny yule tide season

You'll forgive me I'm feeling a little blue

Merry Christmas to you, you, and you!

 

 

 

 

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Comment by koshersalaami on December 19, 2017 at 6:36am

Where is Roy Orbison when we need him?

Comment by Safe Bet's Amy on December 19, 2017 at 7:44am

Doc, stop it!  Stop it right now before you make my head explode!

I said STOP IT!!!!....

AIYEEEEEEEEE....

Comment by Birdinhand on December 19, 2017 at 9:15am

I have watched your writing from afar.

This is quite different.

Interesting.

Comment by Anna Herrington on December 19, 2017 at 9:28am

I remember Christmas as a child

When my smile was so tender and mild

Presents beneath a tree so neatly piled

Yet life has left me confused and beguiled

This part got me.

SO true for so many of us. 

(..although I was confused by life even as a child.)

Thanks for this ~ nice to see this week.

Comment by Doc Vega on December 19, 2017 at 11:57am

Thanks Anna, yes this time of year really brings it out of me, not necessarily the way I would like though.

Comment by Doc Vega on December 19, 2017 at 11:58am

Amy Ha ha very funny!

Comment by Doc Vega on December 19, 2017 at 11:59am

Birdinhand Thanks I just might surprise you.

Comment by Doc Vega on December 19, 2017 at 12:00pm

Kosher with all due respect to Roy Orbison he's deader than a door nail and pushing up daisies, but I liked his music.

Comment by Doc Vega on December 19, 2017 at 12:01pm

Foolish Monkey I have seriously considered doing a drum solo on You Tube but they might nuke the channel!

Comment by Doc Vega on December 19, 2017 at 12:02pm

Amy looked to me like Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer got her with his AR-15!

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