The 12 Days of Christmas: Revisited

Submitted by Deborah Emord-Netzley


The 12 Days of Christmas: Revisited

The 12 Days of Christmas: Revisited
(An Adaptation of the Classic English Christmas Carol)
By Deborah Emord-Netzley, R.N.

On the first day of Christmas, Labor gave to me
A precip delivery
On the second day of Christmas, Labor gave to me
Two peri pads and
A precip delivery
On the third day of Christmas, Labor gave to me
Three in-law boarders
Two peri pads and
A precip delivery
On the fourth day of Christmas, Labor gave to me
Four doctors’ orders
Three in-law boarders
Two peri pads and
A precip delivery
On the fifth day of Christmas, Labor gave to me
Five donut rings
Four doctors’ orders
Three in-law boarders
Two peri pads and
A precip delivery
On the sixth day of Christmas, Labor gave to me
Six siblings snoozing
Five donut rings
Four doctors’ orders
Three in-law boarders
Two peri pads and
A precip delivery
On the seventh day of Christmas, Labor gave to me
Seven tubals oozing
Six siblings snoozing
Five donut rings
Four doctors’ orders
Three in-law boarders
Two peri pads and
A precip delivery
On the eighth day of Christmas, Labor gave to me
Eight multips cramping
Seven tubals oozing
Six siblings snoozing
Five donut rings
Four doctors’ orders
Three in-law boarders
Two peri pads and
A precip delivery
On the ninth day of Christmas, Labor gave to me
Nine dads deserting
Eight multips cramping
Seven tubals oozing
Six siblings snoozing
Five donut rings
Four doctors’ orders
Three in-law boarders
Two peri pads and
A precip delivery
On the tenth day of Christmas, Labor gave to me
Ten sections hurting
Nine dads deserting
Eight multips cramping
Seven tubals oozing
Six siblings snoozing
Five donut rings
Four doctors’ orders
Three in-law boarders
Two peri pads and
A precip delivery
On the eleventh day of Christmas, Labor gave to me
Eleven asthmatics wheezing
Ten sections hurting
Nine dads deserting
Eight multips cramping
Seven tubals oozing
Six siblings snoozing
Five donut rings
Four doctors’ orders
Three in-law boarders
Two peri pads and
A precip delivery
On the twelfth day of Christmas, Labor gave to me
Twelve eclamptics seizing
Eleven asthmatics wheezing
Ten sections hurting
Nine dads deserting
Eight multips cramping
Seven tubals oozing
Six siblings snoozing
Five donut rings
Four doctors’ orders
Three in-law boarders
Two peri pads and
A precip delivery