Mirth and Music Monday

A heart-felt story/song and an entertaining story about a boy who laughed at Santa Claus eloquently told for the Christmas season! Enjoy! Thank you, authors williams.wordpress.com for sharing this! I thoroughly enjoyed both!

Life, love, writing

I’ll tell you a secret. My favorite poems and songs are those that tell a story. Sure, I appreciate plenty of poems and stories that are more symbolic or figurative, but I have always been drawn to poems and songs that actually have a plot, if that makes any sense.

So I have two things for you today. A song and a poem that each tell a story. They’re both about Christmas. I hope you enjoy as much as I did 🙂

His Favorite Christmas Story by Capital Lights is actually a song I have never heard before yesterday. 🙂 It’s so cute, heartwarming, kind of sad too, in a way.

On the other hand, I first heard The Boy who laughed at Santa Claus by Ogden Nash, almost 15 years ago when my high school English teacher read it in class. I have laughed at it and loved it…

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About jjspina

Janice is an award-winning author with eight children's books for PS-Gr 4, four middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and two novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her children's book, Lamby the Lonely Lamby, won a Silver Medal in the Mom's Choice Awards. Book 1, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Missing Cell Phone, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and Honorable Mention from Readers' Favorite Book Awards. Book 2, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and so did Book 3, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. All her books are available on Amazon.com, Create Space, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working toward publishing one children's book, middle-grade/preteen book 5 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. A mystery series for girls and a YA fantasy series will be coming next year. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews.
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