Monday, December 27, 2010

Twas Two Days After Christmas

Twas two days after Christmas
And all through our abode
Is scattered boxes and wrapping paper,
I fear the garbage can will explode.

The stockings are strewn 
all over the floor
I hope that I will be able 
to locate all four.

Travis sits covered in wrapping paper
From head to toe.
He won't play with his new toys -
Just the paper that people would throw.

The Christmas tree looks sad
With its row of burned out lights
The laundry can't be ignored any longer;
I guess that I will start with the whites.

"Ugggg" I shouted in a panic.
The kids came to see what I had muttered
"I can't take it any longer -
this house is so cluttered!"

"Come Kaylee, Come Aaron,
Come Nathan, and even Travis.
Grab a broom, and the vacuum,
It's time to clean up this mess!"

We cleaned up and picked up
Until the clutter was out of sight
And now I am exhausted...
I'm glad Christmas is just one night!


Captivating Eyes said...

That is great! I love it!!

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