A Conversation for The h2g2 Christmas Poem 4

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Post 1

cupati

They've edited it! How could they? It doesn't make sense now! Here is how I wrote it [with a couple of additions, to explain the differences]

So this is Christmas? [<-- Title note question mark]

Snowflakes drift slowly down.
Passers-by shiver, stamp their feet.
Tinsel draped across window ledges.
Santa hats all round.
Slade - again - blasting from the radio.

In July. [<-- gone!]

The Christmas schedules beckon.
Must outdo the other channels.
Season of good will?
They wish.
Bigger budget, more tinsel, larger stars.
This year they'll see a real spectacular.

No snow in July.
No snow in December either.
There will be no snow on Christmas day.
Except on the television.
Fake snow.

Specials filmed earlier and earlier.
April next year.
Eventually, the snow will be real.
Will we care?


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Post 2

Post Team

Well, seeing as you also emailed us and we immediately amended the poem and apologised, it seems a little hasty and churlish of you to post here before giving us the chance to respond.

smiley - thepost


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Post 3

cupati

I posted this here before I thought about emailing you, I'm sorry.


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Post 4

Post Team

That's ok!

Good luck in the competition smiley - smiley


smiley - thepostsmiley - cracker


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Post 5

cupati

Having seen the other entries, I now know I need as much luck as I can get. Thankyou. smiley - blush


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Post 6

bubble790

It's very good Midge. Maybve I'll have a go at writing one.


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Post 7

cupati

Are you th bubble I know from elsewhere?


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