Twas the Night before Christmasin Idaho StateAnd no one suspectedthey'd be up quite late, For back at the North PoleNick had gotten some lettersThat would have everyonebundling up in warm sweaters. "Just look at this, dear,"said his wife with a sigh,"We've got letters stacked hereo'er a hundred feet high. "These letters," she said,"aren't from good girls and boysBut from mothers instead,and they're not about toys! "It seems," she explainedas she sat by his side,"That there's now a shortageof potatoes worldwide! "Without these potatoesYule dinners can't be.It's almost as bad asnot having a tree!Carabine, Sue is the author of 'Night Before Christmas in Idaho', published 2004 under ISBN 9781586854515 and ISBN 1586854518.