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Love My Allusions!

I love allusions.  They create a strong connection between reader and writer, not to mention reader and reader.  We’ve read the same books! We’ve seen the same movie! 180 more words


The Night After Christmas

On this day after Christmas, I can’t resist highlighting “The Night After Christmas,” a popular parody of a popular poem.

There are some poems in the American canon (“The Song of Hiawatha” is one) that are just ripe for parody. 717 more words

A Visit From St. Nicholas

The Night Before Christmas

A reading of A Visit from St. Nicholas by Clement Clarke Moore seemed particularly appropriate this Christmas Eve.  I hope you all have a wonderful holiday. 27 more words


'Twas the Day Before Christmas

Twas the day before Christmas, and all through Mos Eisley

Copious creatures were stirring, very unwisely

The cantina was full, its patrons unaware,

That St. Nicholas soon would be there. 616 more words


A visit from the ghost of X-mas past, present and future

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house 

not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.

The koolaid was drunk by the incoming chair… 733 more words