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Things To Find In Santa’s Beard

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By Paul Cookson, performance poet and Literacy Time PLUS Poet-in-residence

Write some more lines for the poem inside our virtual Christmas card and you could win an extra present for your Christmas stocking!

Things To Find in Santa’s Beard

A thousand crumbs from left mince pies

A thousand crushed and flattened flies

Soot from a thousand chimney pots

Dribbled sherry from a thousand stops

Holly berries, jokes from crackers

Sellotape, tinsel, present wrappers

Icicles and frosted beer

Spare carrots for his reindeer

All these and more, strange and weird

What else can you find in Santa’s beard …....?

Smudged lipstick from a smitten nan

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  1. Mackenzie
    on 21 February 2015

    Funny =^-^=

    I love it! Very funny, interesting and fun to read. :)