Welcome to Poetry.com

Poetry.com is a huge collection of poems from famous and amateur poets from around the world — collaboratively published by a community of authors and contributing editors.

Navigate through our poetry database by subjects, alphabetically or simply search by keywords. You can submit a new poem, discuss and rate existing work, listen to poems using voice pronunciation and even translate pieces to many common and not-so-common languages.

Rate this poem:(0.00 / 0 votes)

2020 Santa

By: Curtis Carroll,27/10/2020


“Twas Xmas 2020 and all thru the year,
Were Rioters and looters, terrorizing cities with fear;
Santa needed to shop for his trip on Xmas day,
so, he had to order online from Amazon and eBay.

Tired of the curfews and lockdown, he summoned his Elves,
To load up his sleigh with toys from his closets and shelves;
His children needed a break from the routine at home,
Helping with the chores, and cleaning their room.

Sadly, to say, the cities that allowed all the unrest,
Will have to be avoided during this trip at best’
The Cancel-Culture and the virus from China.
Were doing away with Santa and Aunt Jemima.

So only the cities were common sense still rule,
Where children are happily back in school;
Where family get-togethers are still allowed,
Social-distancing, but not in a crowd.

Ho! Ho! Ho! And away we go,
Thru wind, rain and Winter snow,
Where we wind up, is anybody’s guess;
Only the children will know…more or less!
Font size:
Collection  Edit     
 

Submitted on January 06, 2021

51 sec read
1 View

Discuss this Curtis Carroll poem with the community:

0 Comments

    Translation

    Find a translation for this poem in other languages:

    Select another language:

    • - Select -
    • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
    • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
    • Español (Spanish)
    • Esperanto (Esperanto)
    • 日本語 (Japanese)
    • Português (Portuguese)
    • Deutsch (German)
    • العربية (Arabic)
    • Français (French)
    • Русский (Russian)
    • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
    • 한국어 (Korean)
    • עברית (Hebrew)
    • Gaeilge (Irish)
    • Українська (Ukrainian)
    • اردو (Urdu)
    • Magyar (Hungarian)
    • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
    • Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Italiano (Italian)
    • தமிழ் (Tamil)
    • Türkçe (Turkish)
    • తెలుగు (Telugu)
    • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
    • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
    • Čeština (Czech)
    • Polski (Polish)
    • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Românește (Romanian)
    • Nederlands (Dutch)
    • Ελληνικά (Greek)
    • Latinum (Latin)
    • Svenska (Swedish)
    • Dansk (Danish)
    • Suomi (Finnish)
    • فارسی (Persian)
    • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
    • հայերեն (Armenian)
    • Norsk (Norwegian)
    • English (English)

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this poem to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "2020 Santa" Poetry.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 26 Jul 2021. <https://www.poetry.com/poem/59887/2020-santa>.

    Become a member!

    Join our community of poets and poetry lovers to share your work and offer feedback and encouragement to writers all over the world!

    Browse Poetry.com

    Quiz

    Are you a poetry master?

    »
    The long poem “The Waste Land” was written by which poet?
    • A. Emma Lazarus
    • B. W. H. Auden
    • C. T. S. Eliot
    • D. C. S Lewis

    Our favorite collection of

    Famous Poets

    »