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Christmas Blackout

We are having ourselves a Christmas Blackout, Lights out

By Gladys W. MuturiPublished about a month ago 1 min read
Christmas Blackout
Photo by Lasse Møller on Unsplash

This poem is inspired by true event recently at my hometown in Maryland

December 23, two before Christmas

Morning blows hardcore

I hear the wind roars

I can feel it through the windows, of course

There's no snow flowing

Windstorms growing

Wires moving

Trees going down

Shut down

Lights off

Electricity off

Looks like it would take a minutes

Or better yet hours

Can't believe it happened

Looks like we are having ourselves a Christmas Blackout, Lights out

Trapped at home in the dark no heat to warm

Stayed in the car for warmth

Still no lights

Not even Christmas bright lights

Just car headlights shining through the neighborhood

Stay in the dark for hours

Munching on McDonald's

Until Two a.m. Lights turns on

What a relief! Thank Heavens!

I thought it would be a blackout Christmas

Just in time thought it would be the worst holiday

We can make it through the Christmas Day

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About the Creator

Gladys W. Muturi

Hello, My name is Gladys W. Muturi. I am an Actress, Writer, Filmmaker, Producer, and Mother of 1.

Instagram: @gladys_muturi95

Twitter: @gladys_muturi

Facebook: facebook.com/gladystheactress

YouTube channels in the works


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