A, B, C of Christmas Day (inspired by Edward Gorey)

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A is for the Angst of whether Santa has been

B is for Bilious Burning sensations, eating all that you’ve seen

C is for Cranky and Cabin fever Cold sweats

D is for Disappointment and credit card Debts

E is for Exorbitance and unbridled Excess

F is for Face-filling, and Flagitious Faith-less-ness

G is for Grasping, Gluttony and Greed

H is for Heathens, proud of all their misdeeds

I is for Infidels hijacking the Holiest of Days

J is for Jesus turning in his tomb at blatant paganistic ways

K is for Karmic acknowledgment piled under the tree

L is for Languorously getting over the spree

M is for Mentally Matriculating amounts having spent

N is for drunken Nonsense weakly denying the Nastiness meant

O is for Overt Opulence, Overspending again

P is for Petulant Pouting and being Profane

Q is for Quagswaggling packages and Quackling on cake

R is for Recoiling from Reprobate ‘Uncle’, the Rake

S is for Swiftly Scarfing down Savouries and Sweets

T is for Tremendously Tacky Tat and TV repeats

U is for the Ungrateful and Ungracious within our midst

V is for the Violation of the Virgin Verging on dismissed

W is for Whinging, Whining and Whimpering

X is for over Xenodochial simpering

Y is for Yapness, immoderately fed

Z is for sheer exhaustion and catching some Zzzzzzz’s

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