Saturday, December 15, 2012

Finding the Funny


The mistletoe hung
in hopes of some kissing
The turkey was stuffed
 but my band-aid was missing
 Out came the stuffing 
just to be sure
That's when I glimpsed it
 band-aid on floor

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Yesterday, my day started out with my own personal grief and then as the tragic events in Connecticut unfolded in the media, I was joined by many others.  I had to dig deep to find the funny but I am a true believer in the healing power of laughter so I decided to look to the Ghost of Christmas Past to provide me with the memory of a chuckle. 

 

The above was written in response to this weekend's prompt at Trifecta:

For many of us, the holiday season is in full force.  Which can be amazing, overwhelming, exhausting and even depressing.  I re-discovered the magic by recalling my favorite holiday movie, Elf.  The wacky humor and the irrepressible optimist, Buddy the elf, can melt the cold, black heart of the Grinchiest of us.  And make us laugh until we turn the snow yellow.

This weekend we're asking you to write 33 words that will make us laugh or smile.  Even a chuckle will do.  We look forward to the communal spirit lifting.  Good luck!

 

9 comments:

Draug said...

lmao this is very cute and funny (:

Ruby Manchanda said...

Beautifully written

Bo said...

This sounds like something that would happen to me. It hasnt yet, but it could.

Kelly said...

Thank you Ruby

Kelly said...

Bo, this sounds like something that could happen to me too... and it did!

Kelly said...

Draug, in retrospect, it is funny, but not so much at the time.

Stephanie B. @B4Steph said...

As so many things in retrospect are - very funny..

Trifecta said...

I have two little kids. There's almost always a Band-Aid sticking somewhere. And it freaks. me. out. :-) Thanks for finding some happy to share.

TMW Hickman said...

I've been there with the band-aid! Too funny...