Edgar Albert Guest

Birmingham / England
Edgar Albert Guest
Birmingham / England
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Thanksgiving

Rating: 3.5
Gettin' together to smile an' rejoice,
An' eatin' an' laughin' with folks of your choice;
An' kissin' the girls an' declarin' that they
Are growin' more beautiful day after day;
Chattin' an' braggin' a bit with the men,
Buildin' the old family circle again;
Livin' the wholesome an' old-fashioned cheer,
Just for awhile at the end of the year.
Greetings fly fast as we crowd through the door
And under the old roof we gather once more
Just as we did when the youngsters were small;
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COMMENTS
* Sunprincess * 26 April 2016
..............a beautiful poem to celebrate Thanksgiving ?
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Carole Dailey 01 December 2004
A former student in China (age about 17) e-mailed that she'd read this poem and wondered if I was familiar with it. Well, I looked it up, read it, and now I am!
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