Carols For Today

Seasonal ditties brought up to date

Tony Atkinson
2 min readDec 21, 2023


Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

In the bleak midwinter, people sit and frown.
Icy roads and pile-ups, power lines are down.
Snow has fallen overnight, just an inch or so.
So they closed the schools today, here we bloody go!

Good King Wenceslas looked out,
Through his doorbell viewer.
Fifty peasants stood…



Tony Atkinson

Snapper-up of unconsidered trifles, walker of paths less travelled by. Writer of fanfiction. Player of games.