Thursday, October 24, 2013

What Month Is It?

Got a big surprise
at the store today.
Looking for costumes
I found Christmas displays.

I searched the aisles
for ghosts and ghouls,
instead all I found
were Christmas jewels.

I looked for pumpkins,
but found lighted trees.
Festive ornaments
instead of bulk candy.

What month is it?
October, right?
Then why is Santa
giving me a fright?

Stores seem confused by
the calendar dates.
Buying for Halloween?
It's already too late.

2 comments:

  1. We had exactly the same experience this week! What are they thinking? We were ready to put down good money for a ghoul but not for a wreath!

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    1. I know, right? What are the stores thinking? Pretty soon we'll see Christmas stuff around the 4th of July! =)

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