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Monday, November 23, 2009

Thanksgiving Poem


A friend sent me this poem on email and I just had to share it...maybe you've seen it. If you have, I apologize for that. Unfortunately, credit is not given to the author, so I guess we'll have to go with anonymous. Hope you enjoy it!

Twas the night of Thanksgiving,
But I just couldn't sleep;
I tried counting backwards,
I tried counting sheep.

The leftovers beckoned,
The dark meat and white,
But I fought the temptation
With all of my might.

Tossing and turning with anticipation,
The thought of a snack became infatuation.
So I raced to the kitchen, threw open the door,
And stared at the fridge, full of goodies galore.
Gobbled up turkey and buttered potatoes,
Pickles and carrots, beans and tomatoes.

I felt myself swelling, so plump and so round,
"Til all of a sudden, I rose off the ground.
I crashed through the ceiling, floating into the sky,
With a mouthful of pudding and a handful of pie.
But I managed to yell, as I soared past the trees,
"Happy Thanksgiving, please pass the peas!"

May your stuffing be tasty,
May your turkey be plump.
May your potatoes and gravy have nary a lump.
May your yams be delicious,
May your pies take the prize,
May your Thanksgiving dinner stay off your thighs!

15 comments:

Gloria said...

Hah!!!! Often get that feeling . . and love Madge!!

Happy Thanksgiving Eva.

Mary K Brennan said...

Too cute. Thanksgiving is a beast. I just hide the scale anymore. What is the point of jumping on that thing the next morning. I know exactly how much I put in my mouth...and I'm not ashamed one OUNCE!

Kristina P. said...

Very funny! I wish I were that creative.

glnroz said...

I get all "swole up" at Thanksgiving, myself..

Meeko Fabulous said...

Amen. LoL! :)

Maya said...

Now I really can't wait!!

Mandy's Life After 30 said...

oooh, that was good stuff. Both the poem and all the foods listed. Loved it all, EXCEPT for the peas, ewwww!

Cathy said...

MMMMMM....now I'm drooling all over my keyboard.

blueviolet said...

I really just love that!

Cinnamon-Girl Reeni♥ said...

How funny! I'll think of this when the urge hits!

Helene said...

Love that!! It made me giggle!!!

Alix said...

HI Eva! Greetings from Casa Hice!

I just popped over to thank you, sweet lady, for visiting my blog, for subscribing as a Follower and for leaving such wonderful comments. It means the world to me and I really consider it an honor. Not to mention how good it feels to make a new blog friend. So I'm here to return the favor and I look forward to getting better acquainted.

Your blog looks like a lot of fun. XO

My name is PJ. said...

Sooooooo cute! How many of us identify with that?! I know I do!!!

Rachel said...

Stopping by to say Hello!! :)

Life with Kaishon said...

Oh, that is so cute Eve! I loved it! I hope your potatoes and gravy have nary a lump : )