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Santa Visits a Just-Moved Newcomer in South Florida
Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house
I ran to the keypad, pushed down on the code
Then four beeps, a grunt, a groan and a sigh
He was dressed for South Florida, wearing shorts and a tee,
Brakes squealed as a sleigh wheel got caught in the gutter
"I'm glad you dropped in," I wanted to say,
They don't cover sleigh wheels, or santas, or deer,
"Have a soft drink?" I offered, to get him out faster,
"Gee, Santa," I said, as I eyed his big sack,
But all of a sudden I saw Santa wince.
A last sip of beer, a quick wave of the hand
The sleigh was still on the roof, so I cried,
Too late! A boot crashed and the sirens began
I'll be spared Santa's gifts when I wake Christmas morning
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