Saturday, November 24, 2012

Simplify Christmas

Our annual surrender to Christmas commercialism—
We’re all suckers. 

Sleighs-full of promises.
The promise of perfection.
Perfect Christmas parties.
Perfect gifts.
Perfect meals.
Perfect Hallmark moments.

Promises unfulfilled. 

We want off the holiday ride.
We want simplicity, spirituality.
We want to unplug the Christmas machine.
 
The Black Friday crowds set records. I guess not to many of us really want simplicity.

© 2012 Catherine Giordano
 
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