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The Santa Within

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Floating on the wings of dreams

I saw a vision

‘Santa…! How come you’re here?

Everyone’s waiting for you!

Each for his share of happiness

Go shower your goodies on them.’

**

He laughed his jingling laugh

Laced with melancholy though

‘I am old, tired, exhausted.

Oh! How I wish

To pass on this baton

To someone who could dole out

Jollity, merriment and goodness!

**

Why not you!’

‘Me…

Oh… no…no!

How can I…?’

‘Yes you can!’

And he vanished riding on his sleigh.

**

In the morning

A red cap on my pillow smiled at me.

And putting the cap on

I went out to fulfill my promise

And I saw..

Everyone wearing the same cap!

Santa gave the world  his cap

To be the Santa – the harbinger of happiness!

Let’s hope we become worthy of the gift and the promise!

Narinder Jit Kaur is a retired Associate Professor from Patiala,who taught English Literature for 31 Years in various Government Colleges of Punjab. A writer and a translator, she has five books of translations, from Punjabi to English, to her credit Including Voices In The Back Courtyard(Rupa & Co.) -An Anthology Of Short-Stories By Punjabi Women Writers. She writes articles, poems and short-stories in English, Punjabi and Hindi. You can read more from her on narinderjit.com

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