Walterrean Salley

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A Thanksgiving (2009) Celebration - Poem by Walterrean Salley

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.

Comments about A Thanksgiving (2009) Celebration by Walterrean Salley

  • Jayatissa K. Liyanage (2/7/2015 2:18:00 AM)

    wonderful portraying of a close-to-heart event well all face, at least once in a life time. Thanks for reminiscing of an unforgettable moment of ours too. I enjoyed. (Report) Reply

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  • Heather Wilkins (10/3/2013 8:38:00 PM)

    nice thanksgiving event. one of my favorite holidays along with Christmas. nice ink (Report) Reply

  • (2/20/2013 5:59:00 AM)

    A fine gentle write that sums up all such holidays. Nicely done. (Report) Reply

  • (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
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  • (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?
    (Report) Reply

  • (12/26/2009 4:26:00 AM)

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

    Your friend at poemhunter,

    (Report) Reply

  • (12/24/2009 7:17:00 AM)

    Last line and specifically the last word made this one a meaningful composition. Crafted well. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Poem Edited: Thursday, September 15, 2011

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