Sunday, December 24, 2006

The Twelve Days of Christmas in the Gulf








On the first day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
A hoopoe beneath a palm tree.














On the second day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Two desert dogs,
And a hoopoe beneath a palm tree.











On the third day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Three gheckos,
Two desert dogs,
And a hoopoe beneath a palm tree.






















On the fourth day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Four bulbuls,
Three gheckos,
Two desert dogs,
And a hoopoe beneath a palm tree.






















On the fifth day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Five coffee pots,
Four bulbuls,
Three gheckos,
Two desert dogs,
And a hoopoe beneath a palm tree.




















On the sixth day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Six sheikhs a-sheikhing,
Five coffee pots,
Four bulbuls,
Three gheckos,
Two desert dogs,
And a hoopoe beneath a palm tree.






















On the seventh day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Seven waiters waiting,
Six sheikhs a-sheikhing,
Five coffee pots,
Four bulbuls,
Three gheckos,
Two desert dogs,
And a hoopoe beneath a palm tree.






















On the eighth day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Eight housemaids mopping,
Seven waiters waiting,
Six sheikhs a-sheikhing,
Five coffee pots,
Four bulbuls,
Three gheckos,
Two desert dogs,
And a hoopoe beneath a palm tree.
















On the ninth day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Nine ladies nighting,
Eight housemaids mopping,
Seven waiters waiting,
Six sheikhs a-sheikhing,
Five coffee pots,
Four bulbuls,
Three gheckos,
Two desert dogs,
And a hoopoe beneath a palm tree.


















On the tenth day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Ten brunchers brunching,
Nine ladies nighting,
Eight housemaids mopping,
Seven waiters waiting,
Six sheikhs a-sheikhing,
Five coffee pots,
Four bulbuls,
Three gheckos,
Two desert dogs,
And a hoopoe beneath a palm tree.



















On the eleventh day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Eleven shoppers shopping,
Ten brunchers brunching,
Nine ladies nighting,
Eight housemaids mopping,
Seven waiters waiting,
Six sheikhs a-sheikhing,
Five coffee pots,
Four bulbuls,
Three gheckos,
Two desert dogs,
And a hoopoe beneath a palm tree.













On the twelfth day of Christmas,
my true love sent to me
Twelve Hummers Humming,
Eleven shoppers shopping,
Ten brunchers brunching,
Nine ladies nighting,
Eight housemaids mopping,
Seven waiters waiting,
Six sheikhs a-sheikhing,
Five coffee pots,
Four bulbuls,
Three gheckos,
Two desert dogs,
And a hoopoe beneath a palm tree.

5 comments:

Keefieboy said...

Flippin' 'eck, I married a genius!

MamaDuck said...

Objectivity and intellectual rigour - the foundations of married life. Thank you my love!

nzm said...

Outstanding!

trailingspouse said...

Ha,ha, love it . . . particularly the 12 Hummers humming!

Merry Christmas :)

CG said...

Nice version.

Merry Christmas.