Each rotten December

On Wednesdays, I compose a limerick based on the prompt from Three Word Wednesday. Today's words are: battle, fluid, harvest  (it's more fun if you read it aloud - try it!):

The battle commences once more
More fluid this year than before

Each rotten December
,
Depression dismember
;
A harvest of "Joy" 'mid the gore

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For me, Christmas is an anxious, depressing time of the year, made all the worse for the fact that it seems to start a week or two before Halloween. I really like Advent, but always have to struggle to gear up for Christmas.

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5 comments:

  1. so true sometimes no matter how much we seek joy in December sorrow finds us.

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  2. Holidays really can be gloomy.

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  3. Ha. Who put the joyeux in Joyeux Noel?

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  4. I'm not allowed to interpret this one as beating up kids, am I?

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  5. Well done getting the three words into a limerick!

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