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“Where Art Thou, Mother Christmas?”

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Information

  • This poem was published as a charity Christmas card to benefit the Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital in England.

Plot Description

Spoiler warning! This poem is an ode to Mother Christmas. The narrator wonders why we never hear of her. He bets that she buys all the gifts and wraps them while Father Christmas takes all the credit. “Down with Father Christmas, that unmitigated jerk!”