Monologue Of A Christmas Carol

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I watched as a fly circled around A Christmas Carol and slowly settled on the nose of the Ghost of Christmas Past, looking down on a trembling Scrooge. No one here but the flies and I, I thought to myself as the rain drummed its incessant rhythm on the roof. I could see nothing through the cascading water whitening the window panes, but I was sure no one was out there on the streets. The gutters were overflowing, carrying the debris of the city to Garbage Oblivion. Good thing the fly didn’t decide to choose to sit on my nose. In the highly frustrated state I was in, I would have greatly enjoyed sending it to find a permanent resting spot on the nose of the Ghost of Christmas to Come. For this is how it had been for the last three days. The monsoon had driven everyone indoors. Not a customer had come to the …show more content…

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