Hardik Vaidya

(26 Dec 1969, yet to kick the bucket. / Mahuva, Gujarat, India.)

Santa vs Banta

I was raised in the tropics,
Chirstmas was in December and a season of frolic.
I remember her, not because I am Christian,
Because pals at school, used to sing carols, and I used to drool.
It wasn't ever chilly, never a shade cold,
But Christmas trees lit up with the warmth of us all.
I did not know then what was a mistletoe,
When I met her, I realised it was a potent scroll.
I stood near your home, near your office, always under a tree,
Waiting for you to come, and for the mistle in you to toe to my plea.
But it didn't grow in our climate, and no one told me that, it was too early,
For google to help me on stuff like that.
You wrote to Santa, just for fun, through emails and he replied back
That shameless old stud,
When I followed suit, requested he grow some here,
He never even replied,
Perhaps it was your smile, or it was your scent,
That got the old man wild.

Submitted: Sunday, February 17, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

To kiss or not to kiss is never the question, for men at least, unfortunately, Brutus you too, applies in my case to Santa you too? He replied to my sweetheart, never bothered to acknowledge my emails, as if he was so innocent and could not differentiate, I was just a year older, she was perhaps 23, and her scent was all it took for the wild old man to get hooked. Santa and Banta also happen to be two comical characters in Indian joke circuit, especially for crude jokes, often tagged as non vegetarian jokes, what I don't understand is what is non vegetarian about sex, the most pious of all vegetarians have had to dip their beaks into the lords given best.

Comments about this poem (Santa vs Banta by Hardik Vaidya )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. de tijd is een philosophie, co the skipper
  2. Coach journey home, Mark Heathcote
  3. Another Barn Burns (don't call 911) .., Monk E. Biz
  4. Confirmation, Yuliy Valenko
  5. The bee Haiku, Sambanath Denis
  6. The Slight And Sorry Words, Sambanath Denis
  7. On A Painting, Sambanath Denis
  8. The Day Your Mother Kept For You, mary douglas
  9. Leaving For Okinawa In The Morning, Kyle Schlicher
  10. Into Your Eyes, Spiritwind Wood

Poem of the Day

poet Christina Georgina Rossetti

Where sunless rivers weep
Their waves into the deep,
She sleeps a charmed sleep:
Awake her not.
Led by a single star,
She came from very far
...... Read complete »


Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]