Christmas Countdown Poem 2021: 3. Decorate the Tree

Go grab the box,
Blow the dust off the top,
Time to get the tree out of the loft.
Now find the trinkets,
All the bits and bobbles,
And the fairy or star for the top.
Uncoil the tinsel,
Place it on the tree,
Haphazard of very planned.
Untangle the lights,
Give them a quick test,
And make sure they are all right.
Find that one,
The random decoration,
You built at school many a moon ago.
Take a step back,
Marvel at the decoration,
Start counting down until it goes back.

©The Pesky Poet

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