Seasons Greetings from the Tyger Clerk of the Signet

12 Days as Signet (filked to “The 12 Days of Christmas”)

 

On the first day as Signet my Kingdom gave to me:
A backlog from AS fourteen.

On my second day as Signet, my Kingdom gave to me:
Two ink-stained blanks
And a backlog from AS fourteen

On my third day as Signet, my Kingdom gave to me:
Three misspelled names
Two ink-stained blanks
And a backlog from AS fourteen

On my fourth day as Signet, my Kingdom gave to me:
Four midnight phone calls
Three misspelled names
Two ink-stained blanks
And a backlog from AS fourteen

On my fifth day as Signet, my Kingdom gave to me:
Five missing scrolls….
Four midnight phone calls
Three misspelled names
Two ink-stained blanks
And a backlog from AS fourteen.

On my sixth day as Signet, my Kingdom gave to me:
Six scribes with the flu
Five missing scrolls…. (Hello? UPS?)
Four midnight phone calls
Three misspelled names
Two ink-stained blanks
And a backlog from AS fourteen.

On my seventh day as Signet, my Kingdom gave to me:
Seven bent scroll cases
Six scribes with the flu
Five missing scrolls… (What do you mean, you left it in the bushes?)
Four midnight phone calls
Three misspelled names
Two ink-stained blanks
And a backlog from AS fourteen.

On my eighth day as Signet my Kingdom gave to me:
Eight scrolls due Sunday
Seven bent scroll cases
Six scribes with the flu
Five missing scrolls…. (Your Majesty, I am sorry it flew across your lawn…)
Four midnight phone calls
Three misspelled names
Two ink-stained blanks
And a backlog from AS fourteen.

On my ninth day as Signet my Kingdom gave to me:
Nine children “heppin”…  (Fingerpaint and legos? Really?)
Eight scrolls due Sunday
Seven bent scroll cases
Six scribes with the flu
Five missing scrolls… (But it was just right there….)
Four midnight phone calls
Three misspelled names
Two ink-stained blanks
And a backlog from AS fourteen.

On my tenth day as Signet my Kingdom gave to me:
Ten emails bouncing
Nine children “heppin”
Eight scrolls due Sunday
Seven bent scroll cases
Six scribes with the flu  (achoo)
Five missing scrolls… (Wait, Their Majesties moved mid-reign….)
Four midnight phone calls
Three misspelled names
Two ink-stained blanks
And a backlog from AS fourteen.

On my eleventh day as Signet, my Kingdom gave to me:
Eleven mangled scroll texts   (I’d like to buy a vowel)
Ten emails bouncing
Nine children “heppin”
Eight scrolls due Sunday
Seven bent scroll cases   (says right there, DO NOT BEND – or use as a frisbee…)
Six scribes with the flu
Five missing scrolls  (Did you check the refrigerator?)
Four midnight phone calls
Three misspelled names
Two ink-stained blanks
And a backlog from AS fourteen.

On my twelfth day as Signet, my Kingdom gave to me:
Twelve schedule changes….  (…… oh bloody hell.)
Eleven mangled scroll texts
Ten emails bouncing
Nine children “heppin”
Eight scrolls due Sunday
Seven bent scroll cases
Six scribes with the flu
Five missing scrolls…..
Four midnight phone calls
Three misspelled names
Two ink-stained blanks
And a backlog from AS fourteen.

Filk by Mistress Kayleigh McWhyte
Tyger Clerk of the Signet, East Kingdom

December 14, 2012