Letter to the Editor | Thursday, December 4, 2008
‘Twas the eve of exams, when all through the quad, Every Domer was studying whilst their snow mittens thawed. Their textbooks were open, scattered notes everywhere, desperate for cheer, they sent out a prayer. Through blustery winds and o’er lake deep and wide, The Vermin of Carroll lay nestled inside. Known for their love, and holiday spirit, they’re famous on campus, though not even near it! All of a sudden, a voice came from above Commanding the Vermin to share such warm love. “The spirit of Christmas can’t be kept to yourselves, You must share it, through Santi-Claus! Cocoa! And Elves!” Not a moment to waste, the Vermin sprang from their beds With versions of Chestnuts-Roasting-on-an-Open-Fire, ringing through their young heads. There are snowflakes to hang, luminaries to light Can it all be done before Friday night?! At the hour of seven, around our Yule pine, The Domers will gather to see our tree shine. Back inside, decorated from ceiling to floor, Are rooms full of cider and cookies galore! “Now Howard! Now Badin! Now Pangborn, and PE! On Lewis! On P Dub! On Lyons, and Farley! Down Carroll drive! Down towards the hall! Now dash away! Dash away! Dash away all!
Rich Schroeder, Patrick Berry