Here Comes Satan Clause

One of the great imposter's

who is on your roster?

your parent's very first lie

for the presents they were to buy

He sees you when you are sleeping

the benefits you will be reaping

He sounds omnipotent

and also magnificent

through a child's eyes

magic captures lies

but looking back

at Santa's Sack

and all the fun

no harm done

there was actually

and factually

no harm done

only fun







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samsons1 6 years ago from Tennessee

rated up & beautiful! Now it all begins. The lies, the deception all in the name of Christmas, totally missing the full meaning of truth and new life within the person of Jesus...


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aguasilver 6 years ago from Malaga, Spain

You got that right!


"Quill" 6 years ago

Deception at it finest. falling into the trap as our own parents did. What has evolved from the lie is this machine of a never ending trail of expectations of gifting, commercialized madness.

I choose to celebrate Christmas with the true reason, not the reason of some overstuffed box store and this overstuffed, over rated creation of man.

Blessings and Hugs


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lifegate 6 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA

I wish I could say that no arm has ever been done, but I know of many that because of the lie of Santa Clause reject the truth of Jesus Christ. Sad but true.


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fred allen 6 years ago from Myrtle Beach SC

No harm done

Only fun

I agree with you dear sister! We all know the true meaning of Christmas. I watched "Miracle on 34th Street with my soon to be 7 year old daughter Thanksgiving night. While the story focussed on the Santa legend, the story lesson was that without faith, hopelessness results. The words, "In God We Trust" were the turning point of the story.

People are entitled to their opinions. Mine happens to be that part of the magic of childhood is wrapped in the Santa legend. The mother in the story told the child that there was no such thing as Santa. She said truth was most important. The child asked "When you were my age, did you believe in Santa?" The mother said yes. The child then asked, "Were you happy then?"

This will more than likely be the last Christmas before my daughter learns the truth about Santa. But right now there is MAGIC in my house. She is SO excited. I won't be the one who kills such innocence. I will leave that to the world. When we stop looking through the eyes of a child, a GOOD peice of us dies. There are so many harsh realities in life, they will be there waiting to devour our children soon enough. Until then I will tell a lie that brings a smile, rather than the truth that brings a tear.


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lynnibug 6 years ago from Florida

It seems we have a paradox here. I see the point of it being all in fun, but there is a darker side. Black Friday shoppers are not acting very Christlike. To the non christian, our holiday customs must not appear very Christlike, and the greed I have seen in the children, as the season unfolds and their expectations rise, is far from Christlike.

After WWII, when the economy needed a kick start, the focus on giving changed to focus on shopping and focus on receiving. If we can turn that part around, Satan Clause can go back to the fire and Santa Clause can return.


Shirley Matta 6 years ago

Oh my goodness this is very interesting. I have never believed in the so-called Santa Clause even as a child..I always knew where my gifts came from..because I was told the truth! And I was still excited on Christmas eve night! As a Christian believer in Jesus Christ..I realize that it is not the object or the myth..but it is what it stands for or represents...and if Santa Clause doesn't represent Christ during Christmas..then what does it represent??? We are going to need to take the blinders off...just because every other person thinks it's ok doesn't make it so. I think this kinda thing takes away from the real reason we celebrate Christmas in the first place...the focus is then Not on Christ! For some He never even enters the picture!!!! So I say lets stop pretending that no harm is being done and stop lying to our kids..Who is the father of the Lie? According to Christ it is Satan!...What next?? Santa Clause Day??? Instead of Christmas? Stop trying to mix and mingle Lies and Truth for a day that is suppose to be the celebration of the birth of the Son of God. Light and darkness cannot exist at the same time. At least tell your kids the Truth! They are more resilient than you think. And why would you want to give credit to a myth for showing love to your child?...Ok I'm done..but this just chaps my hide! I give God all praise and acknowledge Him for every good gift..including His Son Jesus Christ...and to no other!!!!


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Sky321 6 years ago from Canada Author

Thank you for all your interesting comments.

Shirley: I'm glad you give all the praise to God. I didn't tell my kids about santa but my parents did tell me that. Please don't accuse me of mixing truth with lies because this is just a poem with some of my feelings. Also, if you want to be legalistic then you shouldn't celebrate Christmas on the 25th of December because that is not when Jesus was born. You see as Christians we all do thing that unfortunately were originally started by pagens. The point is that we know the truth.


Shirley Matta 6 years ago

Sky321...I am sorry if you feel I was accusing you of anything...I wasn't. Just stating how I feel about the whole Santa Clause thing. And I do know that December 25th is not the actually day Christ was born..and yes you are right we do a lot of things that were started by pagens...but it still does not always make it right...whether I do them or anyone else..I am not a legalistic Christian..but I do believe in the word of God..so I apologize if I brought any offense..that was not my intentions..it's just that I feel so strongly about this subject.


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Sky321 6 years ago from Canada Author

I'm sorry if I took it the wrong way. Please forgive me Shirley. I am overly sensitive and react in the wrong way way too often. I was actually sick this day and shouldn't have been on the computer but in bed.


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heavenbound5511 6 years ago from Under the shadow of the Almighty God!

Great hub! Can't raise your kids on a lie or they'll live a lie, and also think that you lied to them about Jesus. Jesus is our only Savior, with all power, the only one we can rely on. Lies, lies, lies - Satan is the father of them all, be careful that his lies don't make you fall.

Love the picture you used, santa looks creepy!

God Bless you!


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evvy_09 5 years ago from Athens, AL

Love the poem but I am now gonna have nightmares about satan clause. :) voted up and awesome.

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