A Crafter's Christmas|
It is now fifteen days till Christmas
And all through the house
Not a room is cleaned up
Crafting items on the bed, table and couch!
When on the TV what do I hear?
It's almost time, And I said, "oh dear".
I have pillows and blankets and ornaments too
But none of them finished
Oh no, boo hoo
I have worked for months
Still nothing is done
I promise myself next year instead of doing one, two, three, or more
That one at a time will be an easier chore.
A flash in my mind of the smiles I will see
Made me get up and finish these crafts with glee.
The ooing and ahing of gifts unwrapped
And the grandchildren sitting upon my lap
The thanks and the smiles is all I need
To say to myself
You made it . . .yippee!
Copyright ©2004 Arleen Williams
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This is an award I just received today, March 25, 2004, for this poem. It will be published in a volume entitled "Sound of Poetry".