Saturday, January 2, 2016

The Holidays Are Over

Take down the tree -- we don't need it anymore
Put away the decorations -- we'll see them next year
Stop humming the carols -- that's all over now
Go back to a normal diet -- weight has been put on
The holidays are over and its back to work
The holidays are over and the alarm clocks need setting
The holidays are over and visitors have gone away
Life is ordinary and regular and normal again
It is plain and stripped of color
One day like the next
We again work for weekends that fly by so quickly
Sweep up the pine needles -- they're a sad reminder of what was
Pack up the ribbons and the paper and don't snag the lights
Black and white is back
No jolly greetings
It's over
It's done I tell you
Get back to work

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