'Twas the Night Before-Online Shopping

minnie_txDecember 23, 2013

'Twas the Night Before-Online Shopping

Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house,
Not a creature was stirring, except me and my mouse.
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
But nary a present was seen anywhere.

The weeks had slipped by me, my time I had squandered,
The pressure now on, I surfed and I pondered,
I needed some presents, and I needed them quick,
Else I'd look like the Grinch instead of St. Nick.

My brain getting soggy my hopes getting dim,
It looked like the Grinches were going to win,
When what to my wandering cursor appeared,
But the mother of all Web sites! (I let out a cheer!)

There were toys of all sizes and shapes there before
And with a click of my mouse, I opened the door.
On Amazon! On KB Toys! Toys RUs I adore.
On Barnes and on Noble! On E-Bay and more!

I strolled through the aisles and virtual shelves,
Toys flew to my shopping cart as if placed there by elves.
Every toy I could imagine was there at my touch
(And maybe I ordered just a little too much.)

Then I moved to the checkout, I was now feeling fine,
Isn't this wonderful? No standing in line!
I got them all shipped before it was too late.
Overnighted to me! (Ain't UPS great?)

The presents now ordered, my credit card maxed
I can sip on some eggnog, and try to relax.
And til January comes, with its bills out of sight
Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good midnight.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

What fun! You're quite a poet; thanks for sharing it with us.

    Bookmark   December 23, 2013 at 8:40PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Shopping the easy way - this is a fun poem and, until January, it is the easy way to go. Love it. Thank you for the smile

    Bookmark   December 24, 2013 at 12:34AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Very good poem.

    Bookmark   December 24, 2013 at 12:42AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

That's a fun poem and I can identify. with some of it, but the whole thing is great.
Thanks for sharing.
Merry Christmas to all.

    Bookmark   December 24, 2013 at 9:32PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Quotes 3 - 24 - 15
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry...
Quotes 3 - 16 - 15
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about...
For poetry fans
I investigate A.Word.A.Day, on wordsmith.org, every...
jim_1 Zone 5B Illinois
Quotes 3 - 17 - 15
Green is the prime color of the world, and that from...
Quotes 3 - 21 - 15
What is a television apparatus to man, who has only...
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™