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a plump turkey

a plump turkey
leads the rafter to the barn - -
an axe swings

For Andrea’s (and Susan’s) Not So Happy Holidays contest

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  1. Date: 12/14/2013 8:27:00 PM
    Awww.... poor turkey. Nice imagery, Jack. : ) Congrats!

  1. Date: 12/12/2013 3:45:00 PM
    hahaha, not all that tragic. It happens all the time. but tragic for the turkeys and I loved your humor. I had a very good idea this one could be yours. Nobody does dry humor like you!! congrats.

  1. Date: 12/12/2013 8:19:00 AM
    Congrats on your win. That poor turkey being sacrificed for our pleasure.

  1. Date: 12/12/2013 7:20:00 AM
    Reality check!!! Awesome..congratulations

  1. Date: 12/12/2013 7:13:00 AM
    Yep, poor babies have to die, so we can get fat, congrats on your win Jack, xxx

  1. Date: 12/12/2013 6:24:00 AM
    ooh you hit the nail on the head every time Jack or should I say the turkey on the neck lol xx

  1. Date: 11/28/2013 9:48:00 AM
    Oh oh the turkey is a gonner. Cute one. love phyl

  1. Date: 11/26/2013 2:08:00 PM
    Let's hope it was swung for some fire wood. Ah me - such a hypocrite! I love a good turkey dinner. Love, daver

  1. Date: 11/26/2013 10:52:00 AM
    An all too true occurrence this season. But "life lives at the expense of other life". Peace & Blessings Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 11/25/2013 6:01:00 PM
    Run, turkey, run..Sara

  1. Date: 11/25/2013 5:29:00 PM
    Yes, this would be a not so happy conclusion for the turkey, ha ha ha! What a perfect entry for Andrea's contest my friend! I surely loved reading this awesome poem this evening! What a fantastic piece, Great Work!!