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the first thanksgiving

steal their land
then dine with them....
no reservations needed

**for Chris Aechtner's Yet Another Senryu contest

Copyright © Deb Wilson

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  1. Date: 9/26/2010 9:13:00 AM
    Great read Deb.Congrats on your win.Teresa

  1. Date: 9/23/2010 2:29:00 AM
    Wonderful turnabout and truthful use of the words. Congrats, Deb, on your win . Dan C

  1. Date: 9/21/2010 6:35:00 AM
    interesting poem this,enjoyed, congrats to you. Harry

  1. Date: 9/21/2010 4:24:00 AM
    Congratulations Deb on your win in Chris D. Aechtner's contest "Not Another Senyru Contest!". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/20/2010 10:56:00 PM
    this one was one of my favorites of all!!! Congrats. Luv, Andrea PS oh, I just saw JAmes thought so too. It should have gotten second or first place as well!!

  1. Date: 9/20/2010 3:15:00 PM
    Deb, this is my personal fav, it captures a sad period in history so well. I'm so glad it is on the winners podium, and it's heading to my favs. Many congratulations on your wonderful win >> James :)

  1. Date: 9/20/2010 2:52:00 PM
    A wonderful Senryu, congratulations on a well deserved win. Caryl

  1. Date: 9/20/2010 2:10:00 PM
    This was my favorite, Deb. Congratulations on your win! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 9/20/2010 1:27:00 PM
    Congratulations on this nice win in the contest, Deb

  1. Date: 9/20/2010 12:37:00 PM
    This sure is pretty clever-- and that last line is just awesome ;)-- Super congrats on your win, Deb :)-- nikko :)

  1. Date: 9/20/2010 11:53:00 AM
    Congrats Deb on your super win in the Senryu contest.. an awesome victory .. enjoy my friend with luv..

  1. Date: 9/20/2010 10:38:00 AM
    Deb, congratulations on your win in my senryu contest! Sincerely, I found most of the placements interchangeable....these are simply numbers. You did a superb job pulling off a modern senryu, and the last line was excellent with all of the possible interpretations! Well done!~Chris

  1. Date: 9/20/2010 10:26:00 AM
    I love this one, one of my favourites, congrats on your win in the contest

  1. Date: 9/16/2010 9:01:00 PM
    And that last line even has a double meaning for me. I think Chris is gonna be really delighted with THIS one. I know I am!! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 9/16/2010 10:17:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading your poetry today Deb. Hope you have a wonderful day. The best to you in the contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/15/2010 1:54:00 PM
    Great entry for Chris's contest Deb, best wishes :)

  1. Date: 9/15/2010 1:15:00 PM
    Brilliant, Deb!! Sadly, this is just what ended up happening to the tribes who brought their feast to Jamestown and welcomed the early settlers. GREAT last line! Best wishes in Chris's contest. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 9/15/2010 12:41:00 PM
    Wow Deb this is a great one ..good luck in the contest... awesome reminder.. enjoyed ...

  1. Date: 9/15/2010 12:13:00 PM
    hahaha, got that one right, good luck in the contest

  1. Date: 9/15/2010 12:07:00 PM
    A very nice Senyru, good luck in the contest. Caryl