Walterrean Salley

Veteran Poet - 3,113 Points (Savannah, Ga)

A Thanksgiving (2009) Celebration

Thanksgiving, appropriately hailed,
Is a tradition that has long prevailed.
Joining hearts to honor the day,
Celebrating in a grateful way.

Greeting the old, welcoming the new.
Embracing kinfolks—not a few.
Chatting, while putting names to faces.
And humbly bowing to sweet graces.

Then shooting photos—less we forget,
And the moments fade, and we regret.

Submitted: Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Edited: Thursday, September 15, 2011


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  • Rookie - 191 Points Joseph Anderson (6/28/2012 2:10:00 PM)

    This hits me almost like a painting, Norman Rockwell, perhaps.A sweet, caring, sharing poem,
    Thank you for this moment (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 3 Points Sankaran Ayya (2/19/2012 9:57:00 PM)

    Thanks for giving thanksgiving a face lift and a poetic touch. Such celebrations
    will fine tune the human relationships otherwise torn by color creed caste
    racial religious and other earthy over tones Am I correct Salley?
    -KAVIN CHARALAN (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sandra Fowler (12/26/2009 4:26:00 AM)

    A fine tribute. We should always
    celebrate thankfulness. Wishing
    you well in 2010.

    Your friend at poemhunter,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

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