‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the land of Facebook
Not a creature was stirring, not even a spammer or a crook;
The statuses were posted on the wall for all to see,
In hopes that a friend or two would reply… ok maybe three;
The children were nestled all snug in their beds,
While visions of “what presents will I get” danced in their heads;
Me in my pj’s just about ready to call it a night
Not a Facebook friend in sight,
When out of the blue a notice appeared before my eyes,
I sprang to attention to see what and who has replied.
I opened a new window like a flash,
So the game I was playing wouldn’t crash.
The moon through the window casting a magical glow
Gave the lustre of gold to this addiction we all know,
When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,
Friends popping up online everywhere!,
With a little click of the mouse, so lively and quick,
I knew in a moment this Facebook addiction was sick.
More rapid than eagles it courses through my veins,
It beckons and calls out my name;
“Now, Bear! now, WolfDancer! now, Christy, Ruth and Pattie!
Ahhhhh, without my online friends I’d be even more batty!
To the top of the page! to the top of the wall!
Here’s a brand new status for you all
I’m waving hello .. can’t you see
Ok then, here’s a new profile picture of me
So to all my friends, I send a message or two,
Sending love and blessings for a Year brand new.
And then, in a twinkling, I send out a little rhyme
Thank you all for being my friends here at Christmas time!
As I sat in my chair and was turning around,
The hubby stood there shaking his head and making not a sound
He was dressed in his pjs and ready for bed,
And stood there just shaking his head;
He said let’s go – its time to hit the sack,
I said ok love, and to my friends on Facebook I left a brb (be right back)
A wink of his eye and a twist of his head,
I followed him quickly to bed
To all my friends I finish this rhyme I write
With a “Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good-night.”