'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house.
A creature was stirring, a rat squirrel or mouse.
The stockings were hung by the
chimney with care, but unfortunately of people the apartment was bare. The squirrels were all nestled all safe in their beds, while visions of peanuts danced in their
Alas one poor squirrel did not make a peep, because it was stuck in a permanent sleep.
Thus from the walls arose such an odor, that Ben jumped in his truck and
turned on the motor.
The stench in the house from the walls that arose, gave the luster of landfills upon his poor nose.
He was wildlife trapper dressed in such
dirty fashion, I knew in a moment he must be Ben Cassan.
He was dressed all in khaki, from his head to his foot, & his clothes were all tarnished with ashes & soot;
A bundle of tools he had flung on his back, and he looked like a hobo just opening his pack.
His eyes -- how they twinkled! his dimples how merry!
The cheeks that showed through the back of his pants were hairy!
He said not a word and went straight to his work, trying to find where that rotting smell lurked.
He laid a finger alongside of his nose, and giving a nod, the dead squirrel was exposed.
threw it in his bag and then gave a whistle, took out a pack of ropes and smoke like a missile.
But I heard him exclaim as he drove out of sight,
"I've got a Christmas
meal now, Popeye's is closed tonight!"
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