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Thread: My first Sinterklaas Poem this year.

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    Jun 2009
    Arnhem, The Netherlands

    My first Sinterklaas Poem this year.

    In two days it is package-evening here. This is the end of the Sinterklaas period.

    Grown ups often write poems to each other(that are supposed to be from Sinterklaas) to accompany the gift. The poem is meant to be nice. It can be a bit teasing(about someones bad habits,) but not mean. You select who you buy the gift by drawing names. I did this on a Dutch forum I am on. I received a package and send one out to someone else. Tonight we will open the gifts at 21:00 and I am very curious about the poem I got and about what's in the package.

    A rough(clipped and altered) translation of a Sinterklaas poem by me. It runs smoother in Dutch(I promise)

    Dear Krista,

    Sinterklaas was in thoughts
    about a present that Krista would like lots
    She had turned 30 this year
    and at the thought of her advanced age Sinterklaas wiped a tear

    Piet said she still liked to have fun
    even though another fase of her life had begun
    she was now a mother of two
    but her big mouth had stayed too.

    She is used to getting her way
    but in all honesty Sint had to say
    that she was still a sweet child at heart
    A fine woman, strong and smart.

    Sinterklaas had no idea what to buy
    for a woman that catches the eye
    She is a real lady with a bold streak
    streetwise, but also quite chique.

    Piet suggested something to make her beautiful
    that would be something useful.
    Sinterklaas agreed with the smart piet
    that would be a good present indeed.

    So dear Krista, my child
    stop letting your thoughts run wild
    Here is the present I spoke about
    You deserve it, no doubt.


    Sint & Piet

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    Nice poem, thanks for sharing.
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    May 2010
    Massachusetts, USA
    Nice job, thanks for sharing with us!
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