Santa Claus is Superman

Santa Claus is Superman!

I was lying in bed the other night
When suddenly, I saw the light!
It's clear as day, I must be right -
Santa Claus is Superman!

I've been cunning, used my wits,
I've pieced together all the bits.
And glory be! The whole thing fits:
Santa Claus is Superman!

Where's Clark Kent on Christmas Eve?
In Smallville, he'd have you believe.
What do you think I am? Naive?
Santa Claus is Superman!

And where's Father Christmas the rest of the year?
Funny how he just seems to - disappear.
He's in Metropolis - it's clear!
Santa Claus is Superman!

You might say it's a pack of lies -
One's dark, one's fair - they're a different size.
Haven't you heard the word "disguise"?
Santa Claus is Superman!

Tell me who else has the speed,
I mean, the kind of speed you'd need?
It's obvious, are we agreed?
Santa Claus is Superman!

And who else is there strong enough,
To carry all that Christmas stuff?
Admit it now, I know it's tough:
Santa Claus is Superman!



By Colin McNaughton
From "Santa Claus is Superman: A Book of New Christmas Verse and Pictures"
Copyright © 1988 Colin McNaughton