why celebrate the holidays


Cinderella Break

why celebrate the holidays

why celebrate the holidays
in a tree
when you can ride a pumpkin
and scuff  its pungent crust

why celebrate the holiday
with family
when you can sip ginger tea
while burning a cinnamon candle

why celebrate the holiday
and succumb to gravity
when you can pirouette on point
with the rat king

why celebrate the holiday
traveling by sea
when warm colored leaves
gamble their lives in the wind

why celebrate the holiday
in thoughtful study
when you can play with words
in creative fulfillment

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Written for:

Jingle Poetry
Short Story Slam Week 17

Also Written for:

Imaginary Gardens
Open Link Monday – December 19, 2011

Also posted on:

W is for…

Image Credit:  Chance of Sunshine: Cinderella On Her Tea Break

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About zongrik

For those of you who do not know the handle "zongrik," that would be Bat-Ami Gordin. Most people call me "Tammy." Bat-Ami means "daughter of my nation" in Hebrew. It's a heavy name to carry around. I answer to either name. I also answer to "mama." Some Basic Things about me: Animal lover, mom, poet/writer, dramatic soprano, photographer, teacher/tutor, CERT/Technician and, oh yeah, aerospace engineer. I consider myself "The Astro-Poet." To learn more about the origins of the word "zongrik" see whats-a-zongrik?

Posted on December 22, 2011, in ABC wednesday, http://bluebellbooks.blogspot.com/, imaginary garden with real toads, Poetry and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. love your wonders in holiday spirits,

    profound entry.

  2. Ah yes, writing poetry is important EVERY day / season of the year! Poetry is celebration of life.

  3. Celebrate your joy by writing.

  4. Ah, but in my eyes., all of that is a celebration of the holiday!

  5. very,very good write,Tammy

  6. Ah the rat king – my daughter’s been reading serveral iterations of The Nutcracker this year.

  7. what a fun wonder.

    Merry Christmas.

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