Lucy Vickery resents this week’s competition
In Competition No. 2677 you were invited to submit a poem in dispraise of Christmas.
The challenge awakened your inner Scrooge, eliciting a heartfelt chorus of disapproval of all things yule-related. Stoking the anti-Christmas spirit was the prospect of dry, tasteless turkey, grasping, ungrateful children, needle-shedding trees and the torture of office parties — among much else.