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~The Thanksgiving Guest~©


Thanksgiving went as planned this past year,
we had turkey and stuffing coming out of each ear.
We followed it up with pumpkin pie,
and egg nog to put a gleam in your eye.
But as we sat enjoying our feast,
a knock at the door as quiet as you please.
There on the porch stood a pitiful sight to see,
twas a child just looking for a bite to eat.
Please dear lady could i have some food,
if not i'll go away quiet i won't brood.
Well surely child pull up a chair,
to let you not eat just wouldn't be fair.
I hated to see her leave she was so sweet,
she smiled and said thank you for something to eat.
Later that evening as we sat quietly,
a knock at the door as loud as you please.
There on the porch stood a hulk of a man,
that same child in his arms who once here did stand.
My daughter was starving and with her last breath,
just wanted a good meal as her last request.
Thank you for being so gracious and taking her in,
from this day on you'll have a special guardian.
Each year as you celebrate thanksgiving,
think of all who give thanks just for living:
When thanksgiving leaves
may you be blessed with
the peaceful bounty it weaves!
Copyright ©2007~S@L~




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