When moneys tight and your luck's run hard,
When all your credit is maxed on the card.
Here is an idea or three
To make the most of cheap holiday glee.
There's Cousin Al fresh from the pen
He'll ink a homemade tat for a five or a ten.
And for a gift both fresh and dope
He can carve the Virgin Mary from a bar of soap.
For a kick try some arts and crafts,
It might be good for a couple of laughs.
I think that I'll be generous and give my neighbors, the hicks.
A Family Portrait made from Popsicle sticks.
Whether in the lean or in the fat
I hope your Christmas is all that.
It's not the cost but the thought counts more.
Even if it's from the Dollar Store.