A Christmas Tale

“A Christmas Tale” By Jacqueline Ramm

At this time of year it is patently clear
That the males are the ones who are blest.
Thoughts like “goodwill to men” we hear time and again
And we find them quite hard to digest.

As we women all know, men think they run the show,
And sometimes we allow them this pause.
But it gets on our nerves, like too many hors d’oeuvres
When we want to get at the main course.

Many times out of mind the same problem we find,
Leaving plans to the menfolk is risky.
Christmas spirit they think is some kind of a drink,
Such as vodka, Baccardi, or whiskey.

Since we carry the load, men keep out of our road,
We are ready and willing and able.
For it’s perfectly clear, that the stuffed turkeys here
Are not always confined to the table.

The traditional way is now rather passe,
Lets give credit, where credit is due.
Then you’ll see, man or boy, in return you’ll enjoy
The fruits of OUR goodwill to you.

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