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Posted: Dec. 14, 2003 5:12 am/pm Quote

I saw this poem in a Christmas book at my library. I thought you all might get a kick out of it, so here it is ;)



On The Twelfth Day Of Christmas I Screamed
(A letter from his girl to a G.I. in Tokyo)

Now April's here, what ever can I do
With those fantastic gifts I got from you?
Spring's in the air, but, honey, life is hard:
The three French hens are pecking in the yard,
And the turtledove, the turtledove (one of them died) -
Ah, love, my own true love, you have denied
Me nothing the mails or the express could bring.
But look: we're into spring;
The calling birds are calling, calling;
The pear tree's leaves are slowly falling;
I sit here with those cackling geese
And never know a moment's peace.
My memories are mixed and hazy,
The drumming drummers drive me crazy,
The milking maids enjoy canasta,
The lords are leaping ever faster,
The pipers - God in Heaven knows
I've more than had enough of those.

My love, you do such wondrous things
(Who else would think of fivegold rings?)
I know you send me all you can
Of spoils of occupied Japan,
But you remain on alien shore
And waiting here is such a bore.
My love, the lively lords are leaping:
Some things will not improve with keeping.

Now April's here, the weary days go by;
I watch that wretched dove attempt to fly;
The partridge smells; the geese are getting hoarse;
My diction's growing positively coarse
You must forgive me gestures of rejection -
I'm crazed with all your tokens of affection.
Enough's enough; next time be less romantic
And don't send gifts that drive a lady frantic.
Send me a postcard with a pretty view
And I shall look at it and think of you.

                 written by David Daiches


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Posted: Dec. 15, 2003 12:05 am/pm Quote

:clap:  Thanks for Sharing that with us.  :)

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