Hi. I’m CJ and I’m reviewing your work in association with the Newbies + Poetry Group.
WHY I CHOSE THIS PIECE:The reason I chose to read this piece was the picture associated with it. I was quick scrolling through and I had a "What the..." moment and went back. Mixed with the title, I had to open it.
WHAT I LIKED ABOUT IT:First off, let me say that Christmas is not my thing. I hate the commercialization of what is supposed to be an incredibly sacred and special day to Christianity. This isn't about me though. But, since I feel that way, I share the feelings expressed in this piece. Specially the last point. I really hate that song too.
HOW THIS PIECE MADE ME FEEL:This piece made me smile. It was written well and in a way that I found to be humorous. It spoke to me on a level I understood and didn't use big, obnoxious words to explain simple things. I also learned something. I never knew about Christmas demons before. Maybe they should employ those at the malls too? Just to lurk in the shadows behind Santa's thrown. You know, to keep the kids honest.
OVERALL IMPRESSION:Overall I thought this piece was well written and had the effect it was supposed to. It hooked me in, got me reading and rewarded me with humor, and knowledge. Great job.
Thank you for sharing your work. Keep writing. Feel free to stop by my Portfolio and read some of my work.