WHEN I WAS ~ a Youngster ~ CHRISTMAS meant one thing

That lots of TOYS that day I would RECEIVE

It means a whole lot different ~ now that Im GROWN - UP

More blessed it*s to GIVE ~ Now I BELIEVE !

But be careful what you give ~ is what I hear

A special present can dictate a Childs Career !


When I was TWELVE what did I get ?


My SISTER got a Labrador

And she became a VET !

When we are choosing Presents ~ specially for the WIFE

Perfume - Jewels & Lingerie something SHE would like !


This YEAR its been difficult due to COVID VIRUS

We all buy from AMAZON - CDS by MILEY CYRUS !

Ladies can multitask & shop til they drop

With MEN things mechanical ?  Yes that is where they SHOP

However now that I have married a WIFE

I give her MY LIST ~ and get on with MY LIFE !


AS LIFE goes on the list gets LONGER .............

The wrapping paper roll get STRONGER

I tear the paper when I wrap ~ cos Im a CHAP

Where did ANGELA learn to WRAP ?

What ever the shape ~ whatever the SIZE

Paper - ribbons & bows hide a nice SURPRISE !


If I had my way Id give vouchers or CASH

That they could spend on themselves with their PANACHE


How do you wrap A TEN POUND NOTE ?

Angela says *Its not very hard*

Just pop it inside a CHARITY CARD  !


Ladies are ~ nonchalant ~ Ladies are Kool

That why I went to an *All Boys School !*

When they get a present they admire the BOW 

And gently unwrap it careful & slow ! 

And recycle the paper ~ for all sorts of uses

Men just rip it off ! We*re from Mars ~ our excuse is !


Think what you buy ~ not *Pie in the SKY*

Ask yourself ~ *Would I like this Wotsit ?* 

It is a SIN if it goes in the BIN 

As soon as your poor NEPHEW  spots it !

That is why MEN ~ round the shops do not DASH

They solve ALL their PRESENTS with VOUCHERS & CASH !


Thanks for visit comments welcome ~ Love Angela ๐Ÿงก Brian ๐Ÿ’™


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  • Maxine Smith

    A fine festive write guys.

    Nicely done.


      ANGELA HERE - Thnaks MAXINE - Pleased you enjoyed it. Thanks for your comment ! PLease add another Poemto the FUSION - Thanks A B & C !!!

      Blessings & Love to YOU & YOURS
      Angela Brian & Smokey Cat ! ! !

    • orchidee

      Good write B&A.

      • ANGELA & BRIAN

        ANGELA HERE - Thanks Uncle Steve - pleased you enjoyed it !

        Blessings & Joy to YOU & FLIPPENT FIDO !
        Spiritual Love Angela Brian & EL GATO !!!
        Please add a Poem to the FUSION ~ Thanks

      • Michael Edwards

        Great write but had to look up who Miley Cyrus is - not sure if that shows my age or my taste in music - probably both.

        • ANGELA & BRIAN

          SOOORY UNCLE MIKE ~ I sent a comment instead of a reply ~ please check POEM - Thanks ANGELA

        • ANGELA & BRIAN

          ANGELA here _ Thanks for your comment UNCLE MIKE ! Miley is an Acquired Taste - but for Classical Poets - in the current clmate - she has one great asset CYRUS is a *full rhyme* for VIRUS ! PLeased you enjoyed it !

          Blessings & Prayers for You & Jeanne
          Love Angela Brian & Smokey ! ! !

          • Michael Edwards

            We have an apartment in Cyprus - not quite as good but it does work.

          • The Uneducated O.A.P

            Nice one, lovely and Christmassy.
            Love the festive season, as long as it doesn't cost me anything, lol
            Have fun you three.
            And Miley Cyrus does a great cover of Jolene.

            • ANGELA & BRIAN

              ANGELA HERE - Watching the SNOOKER ! Good Evening BILL - Thanks for your comment ! In essence *The SPIRIT of CHRISTMAS* is FREE ! So its as expensive as we care to make it ! Love MILEY great voice !

              Have a CULE YULE !
              Love A & B & Smokey !!!

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