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Thanksgiving

T houghtfully open heart in thankfulness
H onoring God for graciousness, unlimited access

A nd remeber all things in appreciativeness
N ot forgetting air we breath, blue sky we have in excess

K nights and princesses; children of the Living God
S ing a joyful song praising Him don't put on grand facade

G ive of yourself in thanks and rejoice in His love
I nvite the Holy Spirit to dwell within your heart dove

V ictory can be yours each step of the way my friend
I f time in God's presence in praise and worship daily spend

N ow is the time in His presence and purpose to remain
G ratitude said for all of life's pleasures even life's pain.


S tillness and quiet each day spend time thank God for each and everyone

This is a combination Acrostic and couplets..
My understanding that Acrostics do not rhyme but mine is actually couplets written in poulter's measure..A person who sold eggs would sometimes give a dozen eggs for a price and sometimes if the hens were laying extra good a person would get 14 eggs of the same price..Lucky them..So 12/14 in rhyming couplets..

Sponsor: Kim Merryman
Contest: Count Your Blessings
Date Written: Monday, November 19, 2012

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  1. Date: 12/5/2012 7:03:00 AM
    Congrats on your win in Kim's "Count Your Blessings" contest Sara. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/3/2012 4:05:00 AM
    This is lovely! Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 9:19:00 PM
    Great poem and great win, Sara. I would think an acrostic could be written in any form that can handle the number of lines. Congratulations. Love, joyce

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 8:41:00 PM
    Sara, congratulations with your beautiful winning poem, in Kim's "Counting Your Blessings" take care :-) always~ PD

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 8:28:00 PM
    This is beautiful Sars. I just loved it. Congratulations. Many blessings. Lucilla

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 6:33:00 PM
    I see no reason you should do this Sarah and you did it so well! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 12:54:00 PM
    Congratulations once again Sara, well deserved xx

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 11:10:00 AM
    congrats Sara .....Seren

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 11:01:00 AM
    Wonderful and uplifting write Sara....congrats on your win! Hugs

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 10:45:00 AM
    Sara, congratulations on your grand win in Kim's Count Your Blessings Contest. Wishing you a beautiful day. Love always, Gail

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 8:55:00 AM
    I really enjoyed your poem, congrats.

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 8:51:00 AM
    Sara, wonderful words of truth in a unique format. My favorite line is "Knights and princesses; children of the Living God" Congrats on your win in my contest! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 8:21:00 AM
    congrats on a great win Sara

  1. Date: 11/23/2012 11:01:00 PM
    Sara, this is a lovely poem. I see you have a strong faith in God and His goodness. I do too. :) Thanks for your comment on my poem; I agree with all you said in light of "forgive as He has forgiven us". Been reading your poetry. Lovely images! Hugs!

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 8:41:00 AM
    wow, you combined a lot of techniques in this one, SAra. A very well crafted poem. I enjoyed seeing it. Sorry it took me so long. I have been so busy and I need to start cooking in 20 min. but I still have many poets to see before that. Wish me LUCK.

  1. Date: 11/21/2012 9:38:00 PM
    Sara,, Stopping by to greet you and every other soup poet, with a special thank you comment, 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 7:57:00 PM
    beautiful combination Sara, thank you for reminding me in soup mail, I appreciate it a lot :D and now I fell into the beauty of your acrostic poem, this is really colored my day, happy belated thanksgiving :D - hug, yanny

  1. Date: 11/20/2012 2:10:00 PM
    beautiful acrostic couplets, Sara - a sure winner here. Interesting info about poulterers' dozens - we say bakers' dozen for 13 (they don't give 13 instead of 12 nowadays, though, lol)

  1. Date: 11/20/2012 10:25:00 AM
    your logic is amazing Sara, so is your sense of humour and your wonderful poetry...

  1. Date: 11/20/2012 10:14:00 AM
    Sara, you set the record straight. I am always in awe. In appreciating all things, I am reminding myself that you are a treasure and your faith is an inspiration.

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