Free Verse About The True Meaning Of Christmas

As I get older
I’m not sure I get wiser
But sometimes my perspective can shift
And views I once held
Now seem as alien to me
As an actual alien might seem
If aliens existed
And I were to meet one of them

My perspective on Christmas
Has certainly changed
Many times over the years

As a child
I always thought it was about
The aquisition of toys
Though as time passed
I began to believe
It was about drinking and eating to excess

In more recent years
I’ve associated Christmas
With family and friends
And just being a bit nicer to people

But as I sit here
Watching my daughter
Singing Christmas songs
And occasionally smiling at me contentedly
As she plays with her Christmas gifts
I have come to realise
That Christmas truly is
About the aquisition of toys

And it has nothing whatsoever
To do with aliens
Unless they are toy aliens

  6 comments for “Free Verse About The True Meaning Of Christmas

  1. December 29, 2021 at 8:36 pm

    You should turn this into a film. Maybe call it “Toys Actually.”

    Liked by 2 people

    • December 30, 2021 at 6:05 am

      It is the logical next step.

      Liked by 1 person

  2. December 31, 2021 at 11:41 pm

    I love this post!!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. January 2, 2022 at 12:00 am

    I knew it all along They tried to tell me that other stuff But I knew Ha ha ha

    Happy New Laughter

    Liked by 1 person

    • January 4, 2022 at 10:27 am

      It’s the only credible explanation

      Liked by 1 person

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