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  • The Woman Who Went Down the Chimney
    (Inspired by a true news story)

    Like Santa, I suppose, her ho ho hos
    At the thought of it made her feel so
    Good. And he was on her list alright,
    Sometimes in the naughty section,
    Sometimes not. Scaling the roof like a
    Reindeer, certain it would be a jolly surprise.
    His eyes would light up like stars, she thought,
    Slipping into the chute like a piece of fruit
    Into a Christmas stocking. The darkness
    Eating her whole, it felt delicious, at first…
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