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Deer Santa
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Saturday, November 24, 2007
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Little Johnny's just been told there is no such thing as Santa Claus. :(

Deer Santa,

My Sister just tole me your not reel!
Busted her in the chops.  Maid me feel
better, cos I know the truth.  Maid me
m a d.  Know Im not supposed to hit, she
had it comin'.  Im defendin you -
cos I know your reel.  Ain't you?  Have to
know.  Cos if your not, I'll be reel sad.
I have really tried not to be bad ...
All I want for Christmas is to know
if your reel or not.  Ive gotta go -

Tell Mrs Clause and the raindear Hi.


Little Johnny, age 5

(c) 2007, Karla Dorman (11/24)

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Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 11/27/2007
This was so cute, and I loved how you told it as a small boy would speak. Too bad the magic is replaced with the truth...but for those of us "big kids"....Santa will always exist!
Reviewed by LadyJtalks LadyJzTalkZone (Reader) 11/26/2007
How cute. And yes there comes that year where someone has to say it. Good write. Lady J
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 11/25/2007
...I too, believe!
love and peace, Carole~
Reviewed by Keith Rowley 11/25/2007
Inside the mind of the child - excellent meter and rhyme. Now go tell that boy it's a lie! Santa really does exist - I'm 50 and I know!


PS: Please also tell him that if he busts his sister in the chops again, I'll send the Necromancer or the Stealer to visit him on Xmas night!

Reviewed by Georg Mateos 11/25/2007
I never understood the inner wish of people that go telling children that this or that doesn't exist, they are like messengers of a devilish entity that thrives on making people unhappy.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 11/25/2007
Well litle Johnie, sitting out at the Mall the past week or so I have been asked this question many times...and my answer is always "If you believe in me then I am real."
My two grandchildren both recognized me as being Poppy as soon as they saw me them I was helping Santa out by filling in for him and they loved the idea that Poppy was Santa's helper.

Santa Fee
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 11/25/2007
lol! Very cute. I came across this information at an extremely young age because I recognized my Uncle Jerry in the Santa costume. Thanks for sharing this~ Sheila
Reviewed by Mary Coe 11/24/2007
Very cute!
Reviewed by William Bonilla 11/24/2007
was never thought to believe ih Santa
Thought I preached to my children
Peace be with you

Reviewed by Christine Alwin 11/24/2007
"I Believe"
Reviewed by Walt Hardester 11/24/2007
When my daughter asked me about Santa, I said, "Do you really want to know? It might cut down on your Christmas gifts?"
She said, "Yeah tell me."
Boy, was I wrong!!!
It only upped the price of her gifts.
No more mystery, only requests.

Reviewed by Art Sun 11/24/2007
poor little Johnny...

at least wait till he's older...

nice work, Karla...

enjoyed, Art Sun...
Reviewed by tammy mcglade 11/24/2007
I loooooove it!!!! You totally captured the five year old mind.
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 11/24/2007
Tell Lil Johnny that in his heart is love and compassion, the very things that make Santa Claus real.

Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 11/24/2007
very sweet write
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 11/24/2007

Now if THIS doesn't make your eyes water and your throat lump up, nothing will. Such a simple request from a young boy who only wants to know the truth about Christmas. Very well penned; brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :D

I hope Santa brings Johnny the answer to his sad question! And I hope Santa brings YOU what YOU want! :)
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 11/24/2007
Enjoyed this my friend, well done and cleverly written, I thought sure that two of my students were going to roll up and fight over the same topic the other day! Enjoyed! Keep on believing!
Blessings & Happy Holidays,
Joyce B.
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 11/24/2007
This is cute,t hanks for sharing, keep these coming and be blessed
God Bless
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