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Crazy Travel Day

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Crazy Travel Day

Today’s the crazy travel day
That everyone’s been dreading;
Crowds colliding all around,
No matter where you’re heading.

Airports, depots, subway cars
Are filled with out-of-towners.
Baggage bumping into legs
Turns smilers into frowners.

Every sidewalk’s packed and mobbed
With folks home for Thanksgiving.
It’s just like a zombie flick,
Although this herd is living.

Hopefully, they’ll make it home
Or to their destination;
Such a massive effort for
This Pilgrim celebration.

As for those who make the meal,
When patience does unravel,
Count your blessings – after all,
You didn’t have to travel!

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  1. Date: 11/23/2012 9:29:00 AM
    I really like your style and humor!

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 7:50:00 AM
    great write.i enjoy it,

  1. Date: 11/21/2012 4:32:00 PM
    Love it! Don't love the traveling, so I stay home. I won't even attempt Black Friday. Happy Thanksgiving!