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Dear Santa:

Something as simple as Chinese food
beneath an artificial tree 
with blinking lights and ornaments of plastic.
Pink champagne for two,
was utterly fantastic.
You supplied the paper plates
as I served the chicken.
No need for garlands, wreaths,
festoons or ribbons,
the trimming was beneath the tree.
You and me, 
being touched.
Two as one.
And I thought, 
this was not too much 
to ask of Santa.