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Ode to Santa and the Economy Gonzo 2011

There goes Santa, running for his sleigh;


He's got to run fast, to get away.



You see, the economy has struck the North Pole as well;


The elves are on strike, and his wife is givin' em' hell.



These days when Santa appears at the local department store;


It's not just for fun or photos, but for gifts he needs to score.



He'll check the store layout and make a quick dash;


Why even Santa max'd out his credit card and is low on cash.



So off he goes, into the night;


To find those gifts, and get out of sight.



Now, he's not going to make a whole lot of stops;


'Cause look out Santa… here comes the cops.



Santa leaps to his sleigh and fly's far into the night;


Carrying all those gifts, on his yearly flight.



Way into the morning, the police search high and low;


Only to find a few tracks left in the snow.



You'll hear all the alarms blaring, late into the night;


But old Saint Nick will be long gone, and clean out of sight.



Santa has to be quick, to have it done by Christmas Eve;


So many gifts, and so many places to be…



The presents will be wrapped, and the tags will be off;


Cause old Santa is very careful, not to get caught.



So check your presents, early on Christmas day;


(Keep it hush-hush if they're from Santa, OK...?)



Now, I don't know if Old Saint Nick, stopped at your house or not;


But I thought you should know … … … … …






Merry Chistmas Everyone, and Have a Great New Year Too!!!!

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Thanx Joe



Gonzo, you truly are multi-talented. It would not be Saturday, if I did not read one of your stories. But, this story is real special, being Christmas Eve. Thanks again for making our day and holiday a little brighter.


Merry Christmas!

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