An Alphabet of Christmas

By Anonymous

A for the Animals out in the stable.
B for the Babe in their manger for cradle.

              C for the Carols so blithe and gay.
              D for December, the twenty-fifth day.

E for the Eve when we're all so excited.
F for the Fire when the Yule Log is lighted.

              G is the Goose which you all know is fat.
              H is the Holly you stick in your hat.

I for the Ivy which clings to the wall.
J is for Jesus the cause of it all.

              K for the Kindness begot by this feast.
              L is the Light shining way in the East.

M for the Mistletoe. Beware where it hangs!
N is the Nowell the angels first sang.

              O for the Oxen, the first to adore Him.
              P for the Presents wise men laid before Him.

Q for the Queerness that this should have been,
near two thousand years before you were seen.

              R for the Romps and the Raisins and Nuts.
              S for the Stockings that Santa Claus stuffs.

T for the Toys on the Christmas Tree hanging.
U is for Us over all the world ranging.

              V for the Visitors welcomed so warmly.
              W for the Waits at your door singing heartily!

              bother me! all I can say,
              Is this is the end of my Christmas lay.
              So now to you all, wherever you may be,
              A merry merry Christmas, and may many you see!