Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Holiday Notes

"I'm sorry it fell off the sleigh
It will be delivered in about
Ten days"
Love Santa
"Your head was just to heavy
For me
So tomorrow you'll find
Your tooth money"
Love TF
Wait, let's not forget
When EB
Held closed the door
Then did flee
And when little girls
Woke with tangled hair
We blamed the
Tangle Fairy
For playing there
Traditions of magic
And silliness
Fill our memory
Treasure chest

Offered for Peggy's prompt at poetryjaam.blogspot.com  All true--notes and imagination by yours truly (don't tell!) and things that my now grown up children laugh about every holiday.  Long live the magic :-)




35 comments:

  1. Wonderful memories - all of them, Sara. I smiled about the tangle fairy. Ha, my granddaughter knows this fairy very well as well. Smiles. (Perhaps all young girls do!)

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    1. Hi Mary! Yes, I think all little girls know that fairy. I certainly did! Glad you enjoyed this :-)

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  2. All the magic you presented in one place!

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    1. Hi Vandana! That's my favorite kind of magic :-)

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  3. ha. woops....smiles...held the door closed...lol...ah...fun stuff...

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    1. Hi Brian! Woops is right...catalog back orders and tired moms can really mess with the pixie dust...and EB about had a heart attack when that bedroom door started to open...whew!

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    2. ha. hope you and yours had a very merry christmas!

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  4. This gave me smiles! Had not heard of the Tangle Fairy but she did come to our house quite often when my daughter was young! Thanks for sharing these memories.

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    1. Hi Peggy! I loved your poems and memories too--that tangle fairy must have a whole flock of friends :-)

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  5. haha...that was fun...smiles...yes...long live the magic...

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    1. Hi Claudia! Thought you would enjoy the magic too--there's usually fairy dust on my fingertips after I visit your site :-)

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    2. wishing you a blessed and peaceful and merry christmas....smiles

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  6. Love those notes! With my kids short hair, the tangle fairy skips right over our house!

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    1. Hi Robyn! Lucky you to miss out on the tangles, that fairy was the only way we could laugh out way through a hair brushing :-)

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  7. Fell off the sleigh?
    I hope mine is still there.

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    1. Hi Haddock! I'm sure it still is--that was a singular event and I'm pretty sure it was Rudolph's fault, he ran low on egg nog...;-)

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  8. The Tangle Fairy ~~~ love it!!

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    1. Hi Helen! She seems to be very popular:-)

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  9. I had never heard of the Tangle Fairy! Very sweet!

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    1. Hi Gabriella! That might be because I made her up :-)

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  10. I wish my hair would tangle :)
    Neat poem.

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    1. Hi Rick! Ah yes, the things we miss later...thank you very much for stopping in:-)

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  11. Your opening made me laugh! Oh those tangles...I remember those days with long hair! Fun piece Sara :-)

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    1. Hi Jennifer! It was very serious at the time...nothing like getting a notice that the single most coveted item from Santa was on backorder!! We all laugh about it now:-)

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  12. That was a very amusing read indeed. Many thanks.

    Greetings from London.

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  13. hahah your poem reminded me of a tooth fairy note I got in the form of an IOU! She supposedly ran out of quarters! Cheers and have a great week.

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  14. Sara, I LOVE the magic. And this poem. :)

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  15. Sara, isn't it great when your kids are old enough to share those memories. The Tangle Fairy... with Riley's "Jewish hair," she had to go to bed with braids, ha ha, no fairy for us!

    I once put a small flexible Santa on the mantle, tied up with twine, a little note on how to "ransom" him. Notes all around the house, a real treasure hunt. She finally found her Beanie Baby in the bathroom linen closet. And Santa? We can't bear to untie him!! Thanks for the memory, dug up from all your memories... love, Amy

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    1. Hi Amy! Thank you for sharing that wonderful story :-)

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  16. My great nephew lost a tooth yesterday. I can't wait to hear his tooth fairy story.

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  17. Hi Sara! Just stopping by to wish you a very happy new year!

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  18. What fun. The tangle fairy has been a regular visitor in our household over the years, just never knew her/his name! Happy new year to you, Sara!

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  20. heya....hope the new year is treating you well...
    smiles.

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Your words are wonderful! Thanks for popping in--I'll be over in a snap!