The Twelve Days of Christmas (as a gamer’s wife)

It’s only six more sleeps til Christmas!

As all the shopping malls and TV specials are currently on Christmas carol overdrive, I thought it would be fitting to rework an old favourite to reflect on my experiences as a partner of a gamer. Enjoy!

The Twelve Days of Christmas (as a gamer’s wife)

On the first day of Christmas,
A gamer’s wife did see,
A side of the bed left empty.

12 days of christmas a side of the bed left empty

On the second day of Christmas,
A gamer’s wife did see,
Two calls ignored,
And a side of the bed left empty.

12 days of christmas two calls ignored

On the third day of Christmas,
A gamer’s wife did see,
Three rage quits,
Two calls ignored,
And a side of the bed left empty.

12 days of christmas three rage quits

On the fourth day of Christmas,
A gamer’s wife did see,
Four meals of pizza,
Three rage quits,
Two calls ignored,
And a side of the bed left empty.

12 days of christmas four meals of pizza

On the fifth day of Christmas,
A gamer’s wife did see,
Five. Epic. Wins.
Four meals of pizza,
Three rage quits,
Two calls ignored,
And a side of the bed left empty.

12 days of christmas five epic wins

On the sixth day of Christmas,
A gamer’s wife did see,
Six “one more game”-s,
Five. Epic. Wins.
Four meals of pizza,
Three rage quits,
Two calls ignored,
And a side of the bed left empty.

12 days of christmas six one more games

On the seventh day of Christmas,
A gamer’s wife did see,
Seven dishes dirty
Six “one more game”-s,
Five. Epic. Wins.
Four meals of pizza,
Three rage quits,
Two calls ignored,
And a side of the bed left empty.

12 days of christmas seven dishes dirty

On the eighth day of Christmas,
A gamer’s wife did see,
Eight casters casting,
Seven dishes dirty
Six “one more game”-s,
Five. Epic. Wins.
Four meals of pizza,
Three rage quits,
Two calls ignored,
And a side of the bed left empty.

12 days of christmas eight casters casting

On the ninth day of Christmas,
A gamer’s wife did see,
Nine streamers streaming,
Eight casters casting,
Seven dishes dirty
Six “one more game”-s,
Five. Epic. Wins.
Four meals of pizza,
Three rage quits,
Two calls ignored,
And a side of the bed left empty.

12 days of chritsmas nine streamers streaming

On the tenth day of Christmas,
A gamer’s wife did see,
Ten fingers tapping,
Nine streamers streaming,
Eight casters casting,
Seven dishes dirty
Six “one more game”-s,
Five. Epic. Wins.
Four meals of pizza,
Three rage quits,
Two calls ignored,
And a side of the bed left empty.

12 days of christmas ten fingers tapping

On the eleventh day of Christmas,
A gamer’s wife did see,
Eleven bouts of swearing,
Ten fingers tapping,
Nine streamers streaming,
Eight casters casting,
Seven dishes dirty
Six “one more game”-s,
Five. Epic. Wins.
Four meals of pizza,
Three rage quits,
Two calls ignored,
And a side of the bed left empty.

12 days of christmas eleven bouts of swearing

On the twelfth day of Christmas,
A gamer’s wife did see,
Twelve hours playing,
Eleven bouts of swearing,
Ten fingers tapping,
Nine streamers streaming,
Eight casters casting,
Seven dishes dirty
Six “one more game”-s,
Five. Epic. Wins.
Four meals of pizza,
Three rage quits,
Two calls ignored,
And a side of the bed left empty.

12 days of christmas twelve hours playing

I hope you all have a wonderful holiday, wherever you are and however you’ll be celebrating. Be safe, be happy and eat lots of delicious food :-)

-Vicki <3

p.s. If you’re still in a festive mood, you may also like my other Christmas poem from a couple of year’s back.

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Hi, I’m Vicki and my partner is a gamer. I help bridge the divide between gamers and non-gamers. If you’d like to get in touch, you can reach me at hello@mypartnerisagamer.com

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