Monthly Archives: December 2013

‘Twas the week before Christmas, and up in the Hollows. . .

This is one of my favorite UF Series authors. I love the Hollows, Jenks, Ivy, Rachel & Al!

Kim Harrison

‘Twas the Night of the Solstice
by Kim Harrison

 ‘Twas the week before Christmas, and up in the Hollows,
Solstice bonfires were burning, to toast the marshmallows.

 The pixies were snug in their stump, even Jenks,
Who claimed he was tired, and needed some winks.

 So I in my parka, and Ivy in her boots,
Were toasting the season, with thirty-year hooch.

 When out in the street, there came such a crash,
I thought that it had to be ‘coons in our trash.

 Away to the gate, I trudged through the snow,
While Ivy just said, “If it’s Kist, say hello.”

 I lifted the latch, and peered to the street,
My face went quite cold.  We were in it thigh deep.

 ‘Twas a demon, who stood in the headlamps quite bright,
With his coat of green velvet, and his uncommon height.

 His…

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