Kat Smith

Rookie - 91 Points (it would have been Wednesday but Wednesday was cancelled due to a scheduling error / night vale)

Dear Mr. Santa Claus - Poem by Kat Smith

dear santa claus

please don't work too hard this year

we don't need toys, for little boys

all we need is cash

this isn't one of the years from the past

please just give us cash
dad won't be home, he works four jobs
he doesn't live here any way.

all we need is heat, and food to eat
please don't work too hard this year
don't clean out mommy's pocket book
dont steal our meals away

please, mr. santa claus
don't work so hard this year

my brother needs shoes
and I need socks
and we need to stay away from the cardboard box mommy say's we will be living in

so please please, mr. santa claus don't work to hard this year.
I dont need a phone to call my friends on
all I need is care
so please mr. santi-claus, don't work too hard this year


Poet's Notes about The Poem

its a modern a list of modern concerns i've heard children voice such worldly concerns over the past few years. so i was inspired to write a letter to santa (or santi) claus from those children who want the basics this year.

Comments about Dear Mr. Santa Claus by Kat Smith

  • Gold Star - 15,871 Points John Westlake (5/30/2014 7:15:00 PM)

    A very heartfelt plea in poetic form. Sadly Christmas is mostly about money and commercialism these days. It used to be about family and celebration. Now it's all about greed. The religious aspect is not even noticed by half of the richest countries. Stay strong (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 140 Points John Brown (1/1/2014 1:42:00 PM)

    A heartfelt plea indeed. Sad to say that Christmas is becoming more and more money oriented with every passing year. It's getting harder for parents every year - to the point of madness. Well written. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 10, 2015


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