jerry hughes

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Christmas Carols - Poem by jerry hughes

God rest ye merry gentleman
Let nothing you dismay;
For Jesus Christ your saviour,
is here now on display.

Hark the herald angels sing,
glory to the cash till ring.
Peace on earth and mercy mild,
Jesus in the shops defiled.

And lo, what sayeth that sign
above the sacred star?
'These christmas carols are for sale
at the record bar.'

Comments about Christmas Carols by jerry hughes

  • (12/15/2007 2:07:00 AM)

    Nicely written! Very much true! Happy Christmas! (Report)Reply

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  • (11/18/2007 10:48:00 PM)

    Mr Scrooge(Joking) , I mean Mr. Hughes even though you were a bit of a bah humbug with your words this poem was clever and I truly enjoyed it. Thanks!

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  • (11/10/2007 1:15:00 AM)

    Bah Humbug Mr. Hughes. Clever poem penned with your usual wit and irreverence. love, Allie xxxx (Report)Reply

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  • Melvin Banggollay (11/9/2007 2:00:00 AM)

    Very good poem depicting christmas reality of our modern times. thanks

    best wishes and advance merrry x'mas.

    melvin banggollay

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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 9, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 23, 2011

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