Twelve Days of Christmas Pokémon

Go ahead, sing along! If you have Pokémon fans in your family, you can be sure
they’ll know all these references and get all the jokes, such as they may be.
With thanks to my kids, Thomas and Sarah, for their 
Pokémon expertise.
Written at the dinner table in December of 2015.


On the first day of Christmas my Trainer gave to me—
a Pikachu in a Lum Tree.

On the second day of Christmas my Trainer gave to me—
two Pidgeots
and a Pikachu in a Lum Tree.

On the third day of Christmas my Trainer gave to me—
three Torchics,
two Pidgeots,
and a Pikachu in a Lum Tree.

On the fourth day of Christmas my Trainer gave to me—
four Talonflames,
three Torchics,
two Pidgeots,
and a Pikachu in a Lum Tree.

On the fifth day of Christmas my Trainer gave to me—
five Pokeballs,
four Talonflames,
three Torchics,
two Pidgeots,
and a Pikachu in a Lum Tree.

On the sixth day of Christmas my Trainer gave to me—
six Zangooses,
five Pokeballs,
four Talonflames,
three Torchics,
two Pidgeots,
and a Pikachu in a Lum Tree.

On the seventh day of Christmas my Trainer gave to me—
seven Swannas swimming,
six Zangooses,
five Pokeballs,
four Talonflames,
three Torchics,
two Pidgeots,
and a Pikachu in a Lum Tree.

On the eighth day of Christmas my Trainer gave to me—
eight Miltanks mooing,
seven Swannas swimming,
six Zangooses,
five Pokeballs,
four Talonflames,
three Torchics,
two Pidgeots,
and a Pikachu in a Lum Tree.

On the ninth day of Christmas my Trainer gave to me—
nine Nurse Joys healing,
eight Miltanks mooing,
seven Swannas swimming,
six Zangooses,
five Pokeballs,
four Talonflames,
three Torchics,
two Pidgeots,
and a Pikachu in a Lum Tree.

On the tenth day of Christmas my Trainer gave to me—
ten Bunearies leaping,
nine Nurse Joys healing,
eight Miltanks mooing,
seven Swannas swimming,
six Zangooses,
five Pokeballs,
four Talonflames,
three Torchics,
two Pidgeots,
and a Pikachu in a Lum Tree.

On the eleventh day of Christmas my Trainer gave to me—
eleven Chatots chatting,
ten Bunearies leaping,
nine Nurse Joys healing,
eight Miltanks mooing,
seven Swannas swimming,
six Zangooses,
five Pokeballs,
four Talonflames,
three Torchics,
two Pidgeots,
and a Pikachu in a Lum Tree.

                  

On the twelfth day of Christmas my Trainer gave to me—
twelve Brock Obamas,
eleven Chatots chatting,
ten Bunearies leaping,
nine Nurse Joys healing,
eight Miltanks mooing,
seven Swannas swimming,
six Zangooses,
five Poké Balls,
four Talonflames,
three Torchics,
two Pidgeots,
and a Pikachu in a Lum Tree.