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The Disgruntled Fairy from NRAS

Well - here I am,

look at me;

the fairy on top of the Christmas tree.

Dress all torn,

wings all tattered -

and a magic wand that's bent and battered.

My rosy cheeks are a little bit faded

and my smile is looking decidedly jaded.

I wish that Christmas was over and done

as these pine needles stick in my bum,

but I'll just sit tight,

even though

I suffer from serious vertigo!

For two whole weeks I'm perched up here

then it's back in the box for another year,

squashed between a bauble and a bell

no wonder I end up looking like hell.

I suppose one day they'll throw me out

with the left over turkey and brussel sprouts

'til then they gaze at me from afar -

but I wish they'd swap me for a bloomin' sta

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Sounds a bit like the fairy has fibro! Morning gins,how are you? :)


Good morning Gins and Haribo. Xx


Good morning to you too,how are you?xxx


Yes, I'm good today thanks. You?

Having a coffee after the school run and hanging out washing this cold, frosty morning.


Iam pretty lucky in that my carer does the school run for me.Not something I miss when it's cold and I feel like crap in the morning.I actually don't feel too bad today,going to get hair colour done then go into town I think :)


Very good Gins!

There are so many talented people on site, we should put a book together for charity.


I loved it Gins.




Love it x




like it! please add it to Poetry Corner :)


Hi must be being remarkably dim cannot move it I have highlighted ad endeavoured to click and move to PC mo go


if you click edit and then select p. c. & update it should move into it.


love this poem - thank you for sharing


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