Santa’s a fucking creep.
Hiding up there in the North Pole, beyond reproach. Running the world’s biggest sweatshop. ‘Seeing you’ when you’re sleeping and arbitrarily deciding whether you’re ‘naughty’ or ‘nice’. What kind of a person does that?
A bad person. A deceitful person. A rosy-cheeked menace who is not quite the benevolent ball of fun they said they were.
And finally, someone’s worked up the stones to call Father Christmas out on it.
A 6-year-old boy in the US was given an assignment that required him to write a letter to Santa Claus. A fairly run-of-the-mill exercise, I daresay. Except that this particular 6-year-old boy – the son of NPR reporter Sarah McCammon – harboured some not-so-festive feelings toward the big man in red.
The missive he penned is pure, venomous poetry. An ice-cold kick in the teeth. A savage rebuke worthy of the most jaded lyricist. A very not-merry Christmas ballad:
“Santa Im only doing this for the class. I know your notty list is emty. And your good list is emty. and your life is emty. You dont know the trouble Ive had in my life. Good bye.
“Im not telling you my name.”
An absolute upbraiding. Cop that Santa, you soulless, judgmental prick.
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