Poetry by Jeff Green

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Surprise Christmas Gifts

by cricketjeff on November 11, 2009.  © Jeff Green, All rights reserved

He woke up to a most disturbing sound
A sort of ticking echoed round the room
He looked around and suddenly he found
A great big bomb that shouted at him

BOOM

He tiptoed down the stairs on Christmas day
Was there a bike so he could dash and zoom?
The ticking present lying in the way
Turns out to be a bomb that goes off

BOOM

His Mother smiled all eager for the treat
A bunch of flowers or bottle of perfume?
He laid a large black box down at her feet
She opened up the bomb and heard it

BOOM

A present will be welcome, you assume
Unless it is a bomb that’s got a

BOOM