Francis Santaquilani


Unschmackhaft - Poem by Francis Santaquilani

Santa is in the creche!
Cradling baby Jesus
In his mittens.

Mary and Joseph seem
Grateful for the break.

Fiber optic angels?
Hover above
On a shelf.

Germans, in the states on business,
Snicker at the chocolates.

'Billigkeit' and 'unschmackhaft'
are the words I thought I overheard.

Francis Santaquilani©2012

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  • (7/18/2012 12:41:00 PM)


    Had to use an online translator. Fun poem. Holidays are often ridiculous, but chocolate is a serious matter, and our chocolate is truly not up to the task. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 12, 2011



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