Upon This Eve


The bells are ringing, 

Marley’s ghost is rattling his chains

it’s Christmas Eve

it’s finally Christmas Eve

and legions of hobgobblins

are ready to walk the winter darkness

looking for humbugs to  hunt

and memories to haunt

Merry Christmas-or Happy Halloween

on this Spirit filled night

 either greeting will do.

One thought on “Upon This Eve

  1. Just watched the Disney animation of Christmas Carol from 2009, probably the best film version of the story I’ve seen (apart from a couple of scenes whose purpose seems to be to lengthen the film). Your poem fits perfectly, with a lot of potential for development.

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