Monday, November 30, 2009


I came back to the Hattan of Mans late Saturday afternoon and returned to an entirely different city. The trees are on sale, the wreaths are out, and apparently Christmas has arrived.

I have written a poem about it:


The Christmas trees are on sale in my hood.
I'm pondering if buying one I should.
One that is tall? One that is fat? Spending 45 dollars I'll never get back?
A good thing about the green tree
Is that it don't smell like pee pee
Which is the normal sort of scent
Lingering in the East V.
What to do, what to do...
At least my town doesn't smell like poo.

I spent all day Sunday cleaning, organizing, cooking, cleaning some more, and getting myself all pulled together. I have to lock it down because I only have a few weeks left before I head back to California for the holidays and there is a lot on the calendar!

Thanksgiving was absolutely splendid. I will wait to write more once I get some pictures, but let's just say that I had delicious food and definitely laughed my face off. I am so lucky to have such great family and friends; the only downer was that my Mom was all the way out in California :(.........

That was me weeping.

Anyhoo, I hope you all had great holidays and I also hope we find out what is up with Tizzy Woods and his crash, pronto. I mean, what is up with that?!


Anonymous said...

NYC trees are lovely
yes indeed
but too much
reference to poo and pee

Come to Cali
and you will see
I'll have one for you
that is bodily waste scent free

Thanks for the Thanksgiving absentee shout out.

Love, Mom

sarahsouth said...

i lurked in NC
for the day of turkey
'twas great, but overall
sad to lack ma and pa
i agree with you too
that cities are best when they don't smell like poo