So this is Christmas

PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields


It’s the season to be jolly
On a snowy day and we’re free
Horses eating hay for their tea

We’ve bought our Christmas tree and decorated with bright lights
We’ve been good and made our lists for Santa in our handwrites
Hope he comes, we leave him some mince pies on Christmas midnight

Wrapped presents under the tree
Busy with shopping spree
Hope Santa fits in chimney

Carrot for reindeer
Would Santa like beer?
To our health for cheer

This is our Christmas
Excitement endless
All so rambunctious*

(c) ladyleemanila 2016

* The Christ-in-a-Rhyme, a shape poem of the spiritual nature, was created by Christina R Jussaume on October 3, 2006, consists of five 3-lined stanza that must rhyme (scheme for this form is aaa, bbb, ccc, ddd, eee) and a syllable count of each stanza is as follows:

Stanza 1 – 8 syllables
Stanza 2 – 14 syllables
Stanza 3 – 7 syllables
Stanza 4 and 5 – 5 syllables.

The poem should be centered to show the cross that will be created. This form was created in memory her mother, Christina. The form and the example poem are copyrighted in Christina R Jussaume’s book, “My Walk with Jesus,” published by Publishamerica.

For: Thursday photo prompt – Christmas Present – #writephoto by Sue Vincent, Friday Fictioneers by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields


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