Thursday, December 27, 2007

The lighthouse



At first, it's tempting to be cynical.
Put it down.
Tacky. Naff. Bad taste.

Enough of that snobbism already.
It's lovely. Admit it.

Someone's offering neighbors and
by-passers something to smile about.
Rather generous.
Imaging the electricity bill.

If everyone took Christmas lights this seriously
the power grid would huff and puff and
explode into a display of fireworks worthy of a decade of
New York New Year's celebrations.
And this is New Jersey.

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