A Crazy Christmas


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Merry Christmas Everyone! :) DISCLAIMER; This is pure fiction. Any resemblance to any actual family is purely coincidental. :)

A Crazy Christmas

The Christmas party is just an hour away,
The guests will be arriving any minute.
The children are laughing, all busy at play, 
Eying their presents and guessing what's in it.
Grandma and Grandpa are the first to arrive,
Carrying bags full of gifts and holiday cheer.
Grandma hugs all the kids with joy in her eyes,
While Grandpa takes care of the wine and the beer.
The In-Laws are usually a half hour late,
And Cousin Melanie comes in just behind.
They all complain about the roads in this state,
Would it kill them to plow and put up a sign?
Then it's sister Sara and her husband Tom,
They always ring the bell and run back to the car.
Forever forgetting something, they're both so blonde,
And just a little drunk from their stop at the bar.
Brother Paul whistles carols as he walks in the door,
With his new lover Jim - the prize catch of the day.
Says he met him while shopping at the Christmas store,
Isn't he just Fab? he asks, as he proudly displays.
Brother Harold, our family's very own Preacher,
Arrives at the door with a box full of bibles.
He stands on a chair like a keynote speaker,
While telling us stories of Jesus's trials.
Uncle Bob dressed as Santa, finally arrives,
And all the kids rush to gather by his side.
He smiles at them and says with a gleam in his eye,
"Come pull Santa's finger and you'll get a surprise". :) 
The women all in one room, men in another,
Drinking their Christmas cocktails, laughin' and munchin'.
Women chattin' 'bout shopping, shoes and each other,
Men 'bout stock markets, and the big game that's soon comin'.  
This may all seem silly or just a bit crazy,
But, I would not trade it in for anything.
It's the one time of year that means so much to me,
Spending Christmas Day with my own crazy family! 

May God bless Us All!  :)


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countrypoet commented on A Crazy Christmas


Ken, Very nice Christmas poem.It made me smile and brought back pleasant memories of wonderful moments spent with my own crazy family.Blessings. Terry



Thank you so much Terry! :) I think we all have a crazy family in one way or another. Happy you enjoyed Pal! :) Ken

stellar commented on A Crazy Christmas


i like the very warm atmosphere of it...and delighted about the details...lol...nothing could be happier than Christmas indeed...great write knight...! ^_^ v



Thanks so much Stellar! :) I am happy you enjoyed this Christmas farce! lol! :) Thanks for the read and comments! :) Ken

LenaM commented on A Crazy Christmas


oh this is delightful in every sense of the word I would have loved a family that was crazy in this way :)



Thanks so much Lena! :) I appreciate the read and comments ... I don't know if I'd want one exactly like this .. mine is crazy enough .. but not this bad. :) Thanks again! :) Ken



well this would have been a treat believe me lol

angel33614 commented on A Crazy Christmas


not sure if this is based on your family or not but the story is so real and the characters so life like I am sure many people will be able to relate, bravo my friend! You captured the very heart and meaning of the holidays and why so many people enjoy them, it is all about our crazy, disfunctional, chaotic families coming together for a day of rembrance and cellabration of the one thing that ties us all together, the love of God... Purity of the soul, journey well!!! with grace and humility ANGEL



Thank you so much John! :) No ... this write is purely fictional. But I knew that many would be able to relate. I know many eccentric people .. so I can just imagine what their gatherings are like! lol! :) Thanks so much for all the reads and comments pal .. I appreciate it very much! :) Ken

carynontherhine commented on A Crazy Christmas


Yep, this is my family! I am so very glad I stopped by for a visit as you always have a treat for me to read. So realistic and true. I felt comfortable knowing I am not the only one. All week I have been thinking about our should have been special day which turned out to be a nightmare between my sister and I the next. Crazy! I love this write and into my fav's...Hugz



Thank you so much Caryn! :) lol! I think that this actually captures a lot of families really. :) Thanks again for the read and comments my friend! :) Ken

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