A poetic Christmas homage to Plum from the excellent Mr Ashok Bhatia.
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way,
Santa asked us what he may bring us the next day.
We share with you the list which made him laugh aloud Ho Ho,
You may expand it, but please do not trim it, What ho!
We want to play with Poppet the dachshund who has a dislike for cats,
He would stop in his tracks, draw back his ears and drive away the gnats.
To play with Dog Bartholomew would be no less interesting,
Perhaps just to see the superior expression on his face vanishing.
Cat Augustus will perhaps become friends with us,
He may consent to doze off on our bed with us.
We hope a permission Lord Emsworth surely gives,
To visit the royal sty where the Empress lives.
Grand-uncle Tom we want to definitely meet in his study,
To offer him some advice on his…
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