Get Your Premium Membership

Fall Family Feast Footles

An oddly-shaped Thanksgiving bird: quirky turkey What we call Grandma's mashed potatoes: dreamy creamy How she adds volume to the main side dish: fluffing stuffing What I always do first: eat Gram's sweet yams Grandpa always slices the Thanksgiving turkey: Harvest carvist Dad always brings a former Monkee's recipe: Davey's gravies Aunt Natasha brings her vegan side dish: Tash's squashes does cousin Reginald: Reggie's veggies health-conscious Uncle Theodore is happy: Ted eats red beets Cousin Jeannie brings her specialty: teen Jean's green beans rustic Vern brings gourds from his farm: bumpkin's pumpkins Great Aunt Esther sings an ode to the delicious greens: salad ballad we all love her aesthetically arranged grains: wild rice styled nice Brother Andrew provides chocolates for dessert: Andy's candies Mom is always the last to finish eating: savors flavors What I have after eating too much: gummi tummy Written 20 November 2022

Copyright © | Year Posted 2022

Post Comments

Poetrysoup is an environment of encouragement and growth so only provide specific positive comments that indicate what you appreciate about the poem.

Please Login to post a comment

Date: 12/23/2022 9:09:00 AM
Catchy Title in mono, but what caught my eye was the Monkees recipe! Davey's their fan site says, when did they get time to cook? Lol. Great Footle!
Login to Reply
Date: 12/20/2022 6:02:00 AM
clever and cute but my two faves are - Grandpa carving the turkey, And Grandma's mash potatoes which were dreamy and creamy how i relate to the 2nd one as family and friends that were invited to our home for lunch or dinner had dreamy creamy mash potatoes with every meal made by mum. My mom Greek learnt to cook English and my Dad English, learnt to cook Greek! Was happy with either or! I wish you and your immediate and extended family a wonderful blessed CHRISTMAS. Hugs, blessings, Jennifer.
Login to Reply
Date: 12/14/2022 7:00:00 PM
Great idea, masterfully executed, John. Xmas is coming now. I'll be on the lookout for something equally brilliant from you. Hope so! Take care, gw
Login to Reply
Date: 12/13/2022 12:11:00 PM
Came back to fave this since I did not see it with the win it deserved. soupmail for ya
Login to Reply
Date: 12/11/2022 8:30:00 PM
gosh, I LOVE this. I sure hope it won. Did it? I gotta go see!!! He did not like my footles on snakes but I sure hope he liked THIS set. Well, I need to put my computer away for the night. Thanks for all your lovely comments today, John
Login to Reply
Date: 12/7/2022 6:29:00 AM
I just love this John !! An instant classic !! It brings so many tastes and visuals to mind of family gathering with all of the yumminess ! Hoping you are smiling . Happy healthy holiday season to you and yours. Hugs, Susan :)
Login to Reply
Date: 12/3/2022 7:20:00 AM
Simply delicious, John, should have won the trophy if it were my contest to judge, sending warm wishes:)
Login to Reply
Date: 11/26/2022 10:22:00 AM
What a banquet, I will have to come back for seconds (and thirds), faving this one!
Login to Reply
Date: 11/24/2022 2:03:00 AM
Wow so thats a footle eh, sounds a new uncommon form and rhyme scheme which i enjoyed lots. This thanksgiving poem is fabulous and i esp liked and smiled at ' mom always finishing last, savors flavors' and bumkin's pumpkins. Kudos! ^^^^^^>>>>>>>><<<<<<<<^^^^^^^^^^^^ plz also read and comment my newest poem too"
Login to Reply
Date: 11/22/2022 2:01:00 AM
Such a treat, John. I think my favorite is bumpkin pumpkin! Elizabeth
Login to Reply
Date: 11/20/2022 2:41:00 AM
Lol, you're on a roll with these John, they're so addictive once you start. Best of luck in the contest. Tom
Login to Reply

Book: Reflection on the Important Things