Day 3

Visions of Sugar Plums Danc'd in their Heads

Written by Claire Squires

© Museum of Childhood, Edinburgh

It’s the night before Christmas.
Strictly is over.
The children are sleeping,
snug in their beds.

Cha cha cha chocolate!
Coconut snow balls!
Lollipop hip hop!
Selection box zumba!

He’s gone for a drink.
Me?
I’m stuffing the stockings.

Postman Pat’s jiving
Fred Astaire’s gliding
Travolta’s snaking
Gene Kelly’s swirling
his striped candy cane.

It’s late.

Chocolate coins tango

In the dark.

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