Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

A Time for Laughter & Sharing of Pleasures

Kahlil Gibran’s “Friendship” makes for a great Thanksgiving poem.

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Thanksgiving in the Age of Trump

Thanksgiving this year may encounter the strains of the recent election. For a depiction of how bad it can get, check out the Christmas dinner scene in “Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man.” It will show you what to avoid.

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We Come to Pay Our Thanks to Thee

A Paul Laurence Dunbar poem giving thanks on this holiday devoted to gratitude.

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America’s Obsession with Pie

Hilaire Belloc’s hilarious complaint about the world’s eating tastes would not treat Thanksgiving well.

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When Father Carves the Turkey

Carving the Thanksgiving fowl can be an adventure.

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All Which We Behold Is Full of Blessings

Wordsworth’s “Tintern Abbey” provides us with passage that functions as a Thanksgiving poem.

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