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Thanksgiving Is Thanksliving
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By Quentin Clingerman
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Thanksgiving Is Thanksliving

 

Thanksgiving Day comes and goes, one day a year

A day of celebration, of family, friends, and football

And a parade ot two

An expression of gratitude for God's blessing, for family and friends,

Taking time to give thanks for safety and peace , for those who give

So we may walk in freedom; who provide for our well being in many ways

 

Thanksgiving is more, much more, it is a lifestyle, a way of thanksliving

Giving in some measure as we have received each day of the year

Looking for others in need whom we can aid in some way

Or comfort in their distress or pain; a way of thanking God for his love,

Saving grace, and abundant care

 

Each and every day of the year

 

 

Thanksgiving Is Thanksliving (c)2015   Quentin Clingerman

 


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Submitted: Friday, November 20, 2015

Last Updated: Friday, November 20, 2015

About the Poet
I am a retired educator. Now 85 years of age. I live in Maryland. I am the father of three ladies and thirteen grandchildren. Four grandchildren now married. I have two great grandsons, Koi Jon and Quinn Manu and a great granddaughter,Sephira Jade. Poems are an expression of how I think and feel. Variety in either case! I am the founder of WordChimes.com WC originated in February, 2000.


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