Snowflake Tales : Dec 25

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Part 15 : SnowPuckLove


“Sweet Snowflake Sally
Are you still with me?”
Pete Puck somewhat distraught
Feared Sally melted off
In little Johnny’s glove

The puck now in Luke’s hand, Johnny brushed the snow off his gloves. All covered in snow after piling one snowball on top of another, the snowman was just about done. Everyone tapped and brushed the snow from their jackets and pants, filling the air with a drum-like cadence.

“Sally sweet Snowflake Sally
Are you still here?
Or are you in the snow
Way out there in the field?”

“I have a great idea to dress up our snowman.” Luke said to the kids, “Johnny, could you get my hockey glove? It’s in my duffel bag by the ice rink.”

Without hesitation, Johnny ran off and all the other kids chased after him.

“I’ll get it!”

“No I wanna get it!”

Kids shouted one after the other as they rushed to the side of the ice rink, but Johnny got there first and just as quickly ran back with Luke’s hockey glove in hand.

“Oh Snowflake Sally
If you’re no longer here
Please be out in the field
And not melted into tears”

Saddened and distraught
Poor Peter Puck
Had fallen in love
With this snowflake sweetheart

Luke took his hockey glove and nestled it in the crook of the snowman’s neck.

“There you go!” He shouted proudly, “Let me introduce … our new hockey mascot!”

Only a single tear
Would Peter Puck shed
No longer stuck with Sally
But a snowman instead

Then tingle trickle twinkle
His tear turned to frost
And another tingle twinkle
The snowman chuckled

“Oh Peter Puck
I must’ve dozed off
Where are we now
Off the ground up in a loft?”

The kids cheered and the players agreed. Luke’s lucky puck would not go missing again for this hockey season. In the hockey glove, close to the snowman’s heart, it would preside over the ice rink and their games.

Needless to say
Peter Puck’s dismay
Quickly turned into sheer
Gleeful merriment and cheer

“Sally! Snowflake Sally!
You’re still here!”
“Of course sweet Pete
I said I’d never leave”

Then a tingle trickle twinkle
The glove must’ve sparkled
When they both puckered up
For a Snowflake Puck kiss
Close to the snowman’s heart!

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This is the end of Snowflake’s Hockey Tale. Thank you for reading this story and even if snowflakes do not fall where you are, may your days be filled with snowflake kisses.


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Snowflake Kisses

Merry Christmas!

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Snowflake Kisses, counted down one verse at a time for CadentWords’ Christmas Countdown, has reached its 24th verse just in time for Christmas!

Take part in revising this poem’s last line – the poll will be open until January 5th!


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Dec 25 : Christmas Countdown!


Merry Christmas!


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Snowflake Tales : Dec 24

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Part 14 : SnowPuck


So much fun to be had
On this snowy snow day!

Everyone once again
Gathered in the field
Where Sally and Pete
Are surrounded with friends

Cindy Carlie Luke and Kris
And many many more
Are rolling snowflakes
Into great big snowballs

So much fun to be had
On this snowy snow day!

“Cindy! Cindy! Look what I found!” Her friend Johnny screeched with excitement as he ran towards her.

“Luke! Look! Johnny found your puck!” Cindy, just as thrilled, shouted out and ran alongside Johnny.

“Should I take it to the ice rink for the hockey practice?” Johnny asked Luke, still holding the puck in his gloved hand.

“You know, I think I have other plans for this puck.” Cindy and her friends all looked at Luke curiously as Johnny handed him the puck.

So much fun to be had
On this snowy snow day!

Big kids and little kids
Skating on the rink
Swishing and sliding
Pucks with hockey sticks

Paul and Patrick
Pierce and Pierre Puck
There’s even a Pauline
And Penelope Puck!

So much fun to be had
On this snowy snow day!


What is Luke going to do with Pete Puck?

Where is Snowflake Sally? Is she still stuck on Pete Puck or is she now stuck in Johnny’s glove?!

Find out where Pete and Sally end up in tomorrow’s final Snowflake Tale post!


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Snowflake Kisses : Verse 24

Merry Christmas Eve! This is Snowflake Kisses last verse, and as sad as I am for it to be over, I’m so excited it’s Christmas Eve!

Not because I’m planning a festive gathering – not this year – but because of all the fun and exciting memories it brings up for me.

Memories of when I was growing up, and memories of when my daughter was growing up, as well as all the years in between. No matter how stressful some of the days leading up to Christmas sometimes were, it’s the happy memories that pleasantly stick and linger over the years.

Christmas does take on a whole other life when children are near, or when thinking of it from a child’s perspective. That’s how I created Snowflake Kisses. By allowing myself to dream and wish and imagine frivolous childlike things.

Things like snowflake kisses, snowflakes on eyelashes, snowflake wishes, these all came to mind so easily while thinking of the one I wrote this poem for as a Christmas gift so many years ago.

I wrote the last line with a very specific and special person in mind – my daughter. This is why I directed this verse to include only one single person to receive all of these snowflakes.

However, I found myself thinking of it differently today. After reading verse 24 on its own and having shared Snowflake Kisses with everyone this December, I thought I should revise the last line. Of course, I’ll have to check with my daughter, since I gifted this poem to her! But knowing her generosity and kindness, I think she would be delighted to share snowflakes with everyone.

What if it ended like this:
“Are snowflakes for you and me”

Or how about this:
“Are snowflakes for everybody”


If you’d like to share your thoughts on how Snowflake Kisses should end, please click on the snowflake to complete this quick and simple survey!

The poll will stay open until January 5th 2020, and the poem will return every now and then – just like snowflakes do.


This might be Snowflake Kisses’ last line, but don’t miss Snowflake’s Hockey Tale there’s more coming today and tomorrow!


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Snowflake Tales : Dec 23

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Part 13 : SnowDay!


Snowflakes fell through the night
Covering everything in white
Dustings of fluffy sparkly
Snow so bright

School’s out for Christmas break
All kids are out to play
Snow sleds sliding
Snow shoes shuffling
Snow angels gliding
Hip-hip hooray
Hooray for snow day!

Peter Puck and Snowflake Sally
Are cozy and happy
Surrounded by new friends
Gathering visiting
Chit-chatting laughing
A fun-time is had by all
When snowflakes fall!

Snowflakes keep coming
While everyone plays
Falling out from clouds
Until they touch the ground

Sally
Seth
Sarah
Sandra
Steve and Sammy
All joined Peter Puck
And Snowflake Sally


Don’t miss tomorrow’s Snowflake Tale – there’s only two more to go!


Click on Snowflake Sally and Peter Puck for Part 14 of this Snowflake Tale!


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