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teju  Identity Verified
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Nov 29, 2004

THE NOCHE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

The noche before Christmas, and all through the casa
Not a creature was stirring, ¡carajo!, que pasa?

All the niños were tucked away in their camas,
some vestidos, some in pyjamas

While mamá worked late in here little cocina,
el viejo was drunk at the corner cantina

The stockings were hanging con mucho cuidado,
In hopes that San Nicolás would feel obligado

to bring all the children, both buenos and malos,
a nice batch of dulces and otros regalos

Outside in the yard I heard such a grito,
I jumped to my feet like a frightened cabrito

I ran to the window and looked out afuera,
and who in the world do you think que quien era?

St. Nick in a sleigh in a big red sombrero
came dashing along like a crazy bombero!

And pulling his sleigh, instead of venados,
were eight little burros, approaching, volados!

I watched when they came as this gordo hombre,
was shouting and whistling and calling by nombre:

"Ay Pancho, Ay Pepe, Ay Chuy, Ay Beto!
Ay Chato, Ay Mando, Ay Mingo, y Nieto!"

Then standing parado with his hands on his pecho,
he flew to the top of our very own techo

with his round little belly like a jar of jalea
he struggled to squeeza down our old chimenea

Soon, huffing and puffing, at last in our sala
with soot smeared on his red suit de gala

He filled all the stockings with lovely regalos,
for none of the niños had been very malos

And chuckling aloud, he seemed muy contento
he turned like a flash and was gone like the viento

And I heard him exclaim - and this is verdad-
Feliz Christmas to all, and a Good Navidad!


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teju  Identity Verified
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oops, typos Nov 30, 2004

This happens when I do more than one thing at a time.

While mamá worked late in here (HER) little cocina,

he struggled to squeeza (SQUEEZE)down our old chimenea


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xxxPaul Roige
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Mucho good Nov 30, 2004

O very bueno, según como se mire (o se deje de mirar).
P


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Andrea Ali  Identity Verified
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Me like mucho Nov 30, 2004

¡Muchas thank you for compartirlo!

Andrea


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Ines Garcia Botana  Identity Verified
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I like it tanto that I sent it to mis amigos!!!!!!!! Dec 1, 2004

Precioso! I love it!

Muchas thank yous!!!!

(Esto me hace acordar a... "If tu me dices que si, I promise you to ser fiel, but if tu me dices que no, I will take a cuchillo and acabaré con your life!")

Gracias por el humor, por las sonrisas que brotan!!! Nos hacen mucha falta, o al menos a mí.

Inés


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Ana Boadla
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Delicious villancico!!! Dec 2, 2004

¡¡¡Me has emocionado!!! Qué chulada de versos. Me needed some risas a estas horas. Estoy absolutely alucinada. Thanx for compartirlo.

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