Santa Claws

Photo: CA Hawthorne

Photo: CA Hawthorne

Santa Claws,
eating every needle you see,
drinking the milk,
leaving hairballs beneath the tree.

Santa Claws,
placing a purr in every gift,
shredding the paper,
giving each ornament a little lift.

Santa Claws,
visiting houses to be fed,
avoiding the snow,
bogging down in cat naps instead.

Oh well, guess we’ll try again next year.

©December 2016, Christina Anne Hawthorne

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