AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Wambui Bahati, iD. Wayne Dworsky, iMaryanne Raphael, iHugh McCracken, iPaul Ulasien, iJoe tofuri@swbell.net, iJ.S. Bradford, i

  Home > Holidays > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Sponsor Me!
· Success story
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· 7,838 Titles
· 41,508 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Before 2003

Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.


Popular Poetry (Holidays)
  1.  My Christmas Gift
  2.  Belsnickle 'ole Yuletide
  3.  They Give Far More Than They Receive
  4.  Reimagining The New Year
  5.  Christmas Peace
  6.  Eternal Holiday...
  7.  Ready For Howloween
  8.  Passing on Christmas Love
  9.  A Beasty Boy Christmas
  10.  All Hollows Eve
  11.  You can have Halloween, with my blessings.
  12.  The Season of Giving
  13.  The Christmas Bird Count
  14.  Walking the beach on Christmas...
  15.  Run, Sheep, Run!
  16.  Christmas Sadness
  17.  Halloween
  18.  Christmas Waits
  19.  A Kitty Cat Christmas
  20.  When God Became A Baby



The Holiday Shopping Season...NUTZ!!!! (ARRGH!!)
by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado

Saturday, November 30, 2002

Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
•  Aurora: A Haiku.
•  Glad I'm Home ...
•  why should i pray?? (thanks, michael newdow, for destroying my faith!)
•  london terrorist attack..haiku
•  where is the REAL country music??
           >> View all 409

yesterday morning i wanted to stay in bed,
but karla, my sister, wanted to shop instead.
it wouldn't have been so bad, but i am sick,
and i didn't want to go, for i was feelin' ICK!!

but we HAD to go; had some needed things to get;
got up early, thought we were the smarter ones yet!
but at 6 in the morning, a rude scene hit our eyes:
WALL TO WALL people, much to our surprise!!

went to wal*mart, had to get some personal things;
karla wanted to be a part of that holiday scene!
but i was feeling yucky, wanted to go back to bed;
but nooo..we had to go to wal*mart instead!!

so we made our way among the mad holiday mob;
even me, who was sick and feeling like a blob!
got our stuff, went to the electronics area then;
and couldn't hardly move; felt like we were in a pen!

got claustrophobic, but wasn't about to lose it;
but inside i was so mad i wanted to SPIT!
but then i saw something that caught my eye..
a movie about a cheetah; THAT i HAD to buy!

that ended up being my first christmas gift to buy;
and i suddenly felt all cheery and happy inside!
for i started my shopping off with a BIG BANG,
and i was at once glad to be a part of the shebang!

we were gone for several hours, but then got back;
and we were both tired from the holiday attack!
but then we went out to eat; we were hungry now;
but at least our holiday shopping is done..for NOW!!

i still have to finish karla's shopping, and shop for my folks in ohio, a neighbor lady (she is homebound), and our girlfriend and her family (her, her husband, and their three kids). i'll then probably get myself something, after i am done with everyone else!! (i am gonna' get myself two cajun music cd's!!) :)

HAPPY SHOPPING!!!!! and HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! :)

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 12/14/2002
nutty and maddd....ggggrrrrrr ouch
Reviewed by susie weiler 12/13/2002
i really enjoyed this , makes me want to run out and shop...so, if i get in trouble for going on a shopping spree i will tell my husband it was your fault for making me so excited. luv ya! susie
Reviewed by Vicky Jeter 12/1/2002
Hi Karen,
Enjoyed this--and all the expressions it's drawn from everyone reading it. Holiday culture, USA style. Want to let you know I can't email you from where I normally have access to the Den. If you can get your straight email address, then I can email you from home. Vicky
Reviewed by Tien Avielle (Reader) 12/1/2002
Haha - yep! That's why I do my buying off the internet!!!
Reviewed by jing javier 11/30/2002
very nice karen. =)
Reviewed by Raymond Ratty 11/30/2002
Ah Ha,,,the spirit will get you no matter what!! Very amusing.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 11/30/2002
Great write Karen, you described it so well and it's exactly why I never go shopping day after a holiday;-)...
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 11/30/2002
if you were THAT sick, you should have told me you didn't wanna go!! we had no choice, and you know i hate goin' by myself...it was nuts...all those idiots fighting over everything. i told karen that santa ought to be watching, they'd all be gettin' lumps of coal! :) GREAT poem about a holiday nightmare...CHRISTMAS SHOPPING, the day after thanksgiving!! :) (((HUGS))) and love, karla. :)
Reviewed by Santa Clause 11/30/2002
HO HO HO to Karla and karen... Glad ya found your holiday cheer....
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 11/30/2002
It's terrible, I try to stay away! I enjoyed this, Karen.
Reviewed by Joel Raja Kumar J 11/30/2002
Karen, Should have got your own gift first. Then may be you will not feel so bad.
Did Karla do better? :) :) :)

Love from India - Joel, your friend still -
Reviewed by Sage Largo (Reader) 11/30/2002
Poor Sweetie,thats exactly why I dont do Christmas with material presents. Enjoyed the write. All the best Sage
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 11/30/2002
Hahahaa, poor thing!!! I hate shopping the day after Thanksgiving, won't do it, but I will send my husband the 50 miles to a Wal-Mart, and listen to his tales of wall-to-wall people, remote control car my daughter wanted, gone already, and the "wonderful" news that he spent all the money in our checking account and don't write a check 'til Thursday!! I should have known better....:D Fun poem, Karen!
Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.