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Radio Poets 2015: Jackson Lawrence

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Christmas Morning

Jack Lawrence, Redding Elementary

I wake up feeling so excited

I can't wait to see the tree all lighted

With my presents all around

I wake my parents with abound

They woke up to come into the living room

As I ripped open my presents in a boom

I was so happy with what I got

I hugged my parents and said, "Thanks a lot"

Then I went through my whole stocking

I had to say, those were rocking

Spent the whole afternoon with all my new stuff

And I knew the next day wouldn't be rough

I really love Christmas, it's a wonderful day

Next year I'll be shouting, "Hooray, Hooray!"