Thursday, December 04, 2008

A Third In A Series About Christmas

 

Regardless of e.Craig’s hint, here is another more modern than the previous two post. I think this might appeal to you Mac users out there.

'Twas the Night Before Christmas
By Scott Small

'Twas the night before Christmas, as I clicked on my mouse,
Across a pile of old floppies, I had tried to degauss;
Windows kept hanging with a Blue Screen Of Death,
While I cursed out Bill Gates under my breath.

The missus slept, as did the kids and newborn,
So I took the time to surf for some porn.
I found a free site that contained many jpegs,
(So that's just exactly, how chickens can lay eggs!)
When out down the hall I heard a loud noise,
I jumped out of my chair and put back the boys.

I figured the wife must be up and about,
If caught again, she'd toss my ass out.
I laced up my robe and thought of a story
About why I'm up and how to say I’m sorry.

I stuck out my head by the light of the john
(One of the kids must've left the light on)
I squint and I strain to see what was what
When what hove into view but a giant red butt.

The first thing I thought was to reach for a bat
(Wait a minute. A red suit, fur trim and he's fat!)

The Claus man is here with high-tech type gadgets
The latest geek toys that run all the gamuts.

New cell phones! New sound cards! New controllers and games!
For Xbox! For Gamecube! For Playstation and MAMEs!

Wireless Routers! And they're eleven G!
Not slow! Not slow! Not slow like B!

As dial-up was, before we all had high speed,
Time seemed to slow as I watched with my greed.

"All those wonderful toys" as the joker did say,
Where does he get them? Best Buy and EBay?

And then, with a beeping, off went my pager,
(Some idiot at work with a dumb question, I'll wager)

As I fumbled to stop the beep-beeping sound,
Santa had stopped and now turned around.

It was unfortunate that he tripped the motion detector
Because the police would soon be dispatched to our sector

He dropped the toys to make quickly his escape
And flew 'cross the room like that dude in the cape

His ass -- How it rippled and flapped, I say truly
It's explained in a principle by a guy named Bernoulli.
Yes, he flew 'round the room just like he was Neo
While playing a song by Letters To Cleo

I silenced the alarm and he returned to the floor
I said I was sorry, but boy, was he sore!

He hitched up his belt and headed my way look mean
But I managed to calm him with some good ole Jim Beam.

We laughed, we talked and he told me his troubles
About a lawsuit, an affair and a chimp named Bubbles.

He was falling down drunk. He walked with a sway.
I thought I had better take the keys to the sleigh.

I pulled out my cell phone and called for a cab
To take the jolly old elf back to his lab.

He spoke not a word, but threw up on my slippers.
By the smell, for breakfast, he must've had kippers.

That's about the time the policemen arrived,
So I went for some coffee to get old Santa revived.

In his current state and with no ID to display,
The cops had no choice, but to haul him away.

He gave me the finger as the cops drove out of sight,
"HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO ALL, IT’S BEEN ONE HELL OF A NIGHT.”
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2 comments:

e.Craig Crawford said...

Well .. it's obvious that you weren't finished. And I was NOT hinting anything!

(this is the last one .. right?)

Tookie Tail said...

heheheh sounded like a hint to me too, coffey. :) Just kidding, e.craig!