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Thanksgiving
(11/28/99)
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Thanksgiving -
grandma shakes a pill
into grandpa's hand

Earl Keener
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Thanksgiving -
the widower orders
turkey for one

john
  
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Thanksgiving dinner
three generations reach
for the wishbone

Linda Robeck
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banquet door -
a stray dog gnaws
turkey bones

hilary tann

 
homemade pumpkin pie--
saving the seeds
to plant in spring

Marlene J. Egger
thanksgiving
a toll collector
feigning a smile

gary steinberg
Thanksgiving lunch
grandson watches the clock
cartoons at 2

Jesus Masanet
 
her family meets
the latest boyfriend
thanksgiving dinner

DeVar
Thanksgiving
her sparkle here
in heirloom silver

Joann
Thanksgiving morning.
Last flowers from my garden
for an ailing friend.

Horst Ludwig
 
overcast sunday
vapors from the bake-oven
cloud her eyeglasses

an'ya
 
my mother
preparing a turkey
hands under the skin

paul conneally
 
heads bowed
over covered dishes-
the baby burps

peigi
after turkey -
watching the big game
through closed eyelids

Carolyn

 
Thanksgiving Eve:
kids hide the turkey
in the abandoned barn

Sue
turkey bones
boiling in the soup pot
when pie is served

susan bond
 
Thanksgiving
one glass of wine for the turkey
the rest for the cook

Bill Hudson
 
someone's missing
the empty chair
on Thanksgiving Day

Cindy Tebo
Thanksgiving morning
father and son return with guns
and frozen turkey

~kujira
the sudden snowstorm
spending Thanksgiving in the airport
oh well, maybe next year

Elaine Cleveland
 
under the nutmeg
scenting the candied yams 
melted marshmallow

copyright 11/22/1999 by Wendy C. Bialek
 
father leads the chosen
toast to the darkness
virgin's blood flowing

- Aleron

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