Twas the night before Christmas, and all

  • Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the castle not a creature was stirring, not even the shackled; the skeletons wre hung, by the chimney with care, in the hopes that

  • Satan Claus soon would be there. The orphans were huddled for warmth in their beds, while visions of maniacs danced in their heads. And Mummy in her tatters, and I in my hood, had

  • just settled our brains for a long winter's nap. When down in the cellar there arose such a shriek, I sprang from my coffin to snatch a quick peek! Away to the stairwell, I flew

  • like a bat, and splatted against the wall like a gnat. The people upstairs were trying the door. I gathered myself on the stairs for their horror. The stairwell's dim bulb did sput

  • nik impressions & I screamed in demented Russian to the people upstairs that I swore on Rasputin's pickled penis I was not a bat murderer. Au contraire, that my fraternal love for

  • Count Dracula and at least 2/3 of the Cullen family would prevent me from ever committing a violent crime against anything with fangs and the ability to echolocate. Therefore,

  • I can clearly not go down that path. Learning Battish was my only alternative. That was not an alternative I wished to consider further but every way I figured I always wound up th

  • At way. Expect the unexpected, this was my motto. Battish had an interesting alphabet and punctuation. Plus accent marks similar to Vietnamese. I had a notebook ready to practise.

  • My Battish improved daily. soon I would be able to communicate with bats everywhere and then balls. One day a stray bat and ball combo clobbered me for learning the secrets of

  • the game. "Balls are so re-tarred. And any fan knows that balls get a mud bath and massage beforehand." I wondered why the ball was all up in my face. Suddenly it hit me.



  1. SlimWhitman Oct 01 2016 @ 17:45

    Nice timing, started this before Christmas just shy of two years ago, and Halloweens' skulking around the corner.

  2. PurpleProf Oct 01 2016 @ 18:04

    Love the ending, Foldmeonce!

  3. foldmeonce Oct 02 2016 @ 18:58

    Thanks, PurpleProf! I like the different take on the holiday poem. It reminds me of that Tim Burton movie...

  4. LordVacuity Oct 02 2016 @ 21:06

    Yeah, Edward Scissorshands.

  5. SlimWhitman Oct 14 2016 @ 19:30

    Here a link to more Holiday cheer Thanksgiving http://foldingstory.com/lyz4y/

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