I am an 8th grade English teacher by trade and freelance writer by inspiration. My passion is writing and I therefore chose to be a teacher in order to share my love of the written word with my students. I have been teaching and writing for over 25 years and I am always working on several unfinished short stories, novels and assorted writing projects. Yet to be published in anything larger than ... more »
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The Christmas Vow
THE CHRISTMAS VOW
By Maryann Virack
In two thousand seven the protestors swore
We won’t celebrate Christmas. We won’t take it anymore
“You can’t say Christ. It’s really unfair
To those other religions that really don’t care”
So Christmas was cancelled the shops closed their doors
The memories of Christmas were now just folklore
The children were saddened. They couldn’t believe it
They wouldn’t accept it; not one tiny small bit
They had to find Santa. Where could he be?
They couldn’t find a stocking or a green Christmas ...