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Turkey Gabble

Again 'tis that time of year when I must evade that cruel axe!

With  the thought of my neck on the choppin' block I jes' cain't relax!

How about a goose or duck to complement yer pies, beans and peas,

Or yer grandma's meatloaf to go with them sweet pertaters if you please!

I certainly ain't got nothin' to celebrate and be thankful fer,

And with that my cousins, brothers and uncles fully concur!

I pray you'll find other victuals in which to stab yer knife and fork.

May I respectully suggest that you eat more beef, feesh and pork!

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
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  1. Date: 11/21/2012 7:34:00 PM
    Very enjoyable poem... Happy Thanksgiving!

  1. Date: 11/21/2012 7:32:00 PM
    Good poem Bob H., Stopping by with a special greeting, during this wonderful Thanksgiving season. Hope you do not mind the time I am taking to express my sincere appreciation for any support you have offered during the years, or time you have been here on the soup. I am deeply thankful and extend to you my best wishes for a happy and healthy Poetic Magical Thanksgiving Day. *Always & Forever, the Poet Destroyer; -*

  1. Date: 11/21/2012 12:29:00 PM
    lol,turkey boycott,lol,great write Robert

  1. Date: 11/21/2012 7:39:00 AM
    Ah your caring aspect comes through here Robert, and a nicely written poem to boot. like this very much...

  1. Date: 11/20/2012 6:53:00 PM
    Lol, hooray Bob. Another champ. Love it. My little turkey is probably saying that right now :) Poor bird.

  1. Date: 11/20/2012 5:01:00 PM
    Sounds good to me as I am not a poultry person. Made me smile with this cute poem. love phyl

  1. Date: 11/20/2012 4:59:00 PM
    ah, so glad those taters got a mention! this is absolutely delightful - i love hearing the turkey's point of view! have a wonderful holiday, bob - what will YOUR main course be?