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Monday, December 22, 2008

 

Santa Baby for Writers

by Cathy Hall


(Baboom, baboom, baboom, baboom)

Santa Baby,

Just slip a contract under the tree

For me

Been an awful good girl,

Santa Baby, so hurry down the chimney tonight.



Santa Baby, with five or maybe six figures, too,

Will do.

I’ll wait up for you, dear.

Santa Baby, so hurry down the chimney tonight.



Think of all the stuff I’ve missed.

Think of the rejection I’ve already risked.

I may have to get a job,

If you don’t check my Christmas list.



Santa baby, I want a book of my very own

Alone

No anthologies will do.

Santa Baby, so hurry down the chimney tonight.



Santa Cutie, and fill my stocking with an agent

Heav’n-sent.

An angel editor, too.

Santa Cutie, and hurry down the chimney tonight.



Come and trim my Christmas tree

With sparkly web promotion, just for me.

I really believe I’m good enough.

Let’s see if you are good enough, too.



Santa Baby, forgot to mention one little thing,

A ring.

Oprah on the phone for me.

Santa baby, so hurry down the chimney tonight.

Hurry down the chimney

Tonight.

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To find out what she's doing, other than begging Santa for a book contract, visit her blog, Cathy C.'s Hall of Fame . Her web site is www.cathy-c-hall.com.

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5 Comments:

Blogger MP said...

You always crack me up. Thanks for sharing this post with The Muffin! :)

9:57 AM  
Blogger Cathy C. Hall said...

Aw, thanks! Just wondering...do you think Santa reads The Muffin?

6:11 PM  
Blogger irishoma said...

Love it! You are too funny

2:32 PM  
Anonymous Carol said...

Cute!!

6:39 AM  
Anonymous Michelle Kafka said...

Cute funny jingle.

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Season's Greetings to all!

10:25 AM  

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