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Blue Christmas (Should’ve Been Green)

To the tune of ‘Blue Christmas.’ Part of a series of new carols for 2019.

Steve Burgess 21 Dec 2019 | TheTyee.ca

Steve Burgess writes about politics and culture for The Tyee. Find his previous articles here.

[Editor’s note: If you love Christmas, and love to sing those classic Christmas carols, well, we apologize. Here instead is another Tyee 2019 carol. Find the full series here. ]

We’ll have a blue Christmas, without seats;
We’ll be so blue just thinking we got beat.
Decorations of green in the House you will see,
There’s not much green though — we just elected three.

We’ll have a blue Christmas without May,
We’ll be so blue thinking of that day,
We expected to win,
But we fell short again,
And we need a new leader this Christmas.

And since the Green House apparatus,
Is too small for party status,
We’ll be stuck in the back,
While the others attack
The Greens have a blue, blue, blue Christmas.  [Tyee]

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