Twas just two weeks before Christmas and all through Denmark,
The people were shopping for presents but, Hark!
Along came a Grinch and he said with a frown
“This Christmas I’ll ruin for the children in town.”
Jon Knudsen was the Grinch and a pastor was he,
But his dark thoughts of Christmas kept him far from glee.
“Too long” said the Grinch “have these people been happy.
I know just the way to make their Christmas crappy.”
“These people like elves and this shall be to their cost.”
So the Grinch did something showing his mind had been lost.
He went to a toy shop, found a large doll on a shelf,
Then fashioned a noose for the neck of this elf.
The Grinch took the elf and hung him from the church roof,
With a sign round his neck offering his proof
That elves were from Satan, it claimed as no gag.
Said the Grinch “They’re as bad as hanging a Nazi flag.”
The Danish were irate and asked him to take it down,
But the Grinch was committed to “saving the town.”
He posted guards to keep his church a police state,
And ignored rising threats, left the elf up – a stalemate.
Then one day a hero sneaked onto the grounds,
Took down the elf quickly and with no sounds.
The pastor called the police and reported this crime
But the elf-loving police said they hadn’t the time.
And so ends our tale of the Grinch in Vendsyssel
(If you think I can rhyme that you’re taking the pissel).
Now to end this tale of a mad religious leader
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