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A Unity of Gratitude

Thanksgiving
Is a time when everyone
From all walks of life
Join together to share a welcoming meal.
And everyone
From everywhere
Says “Thanks.”
“Danke.”
“Gracias.”
“Merci.”
And warm greetings fill the air,
Just as a steamy cup of cocoa heats the hands,
As “Happy Thanksgiving’s” echo through the wintry breeze.
“Herzliche Danksagung.”
“Feliz Dia de Gracias.”
“Joyeux Thanksgiving.”
And the savory feast begins.




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Risible said...
Dec. 2, 2011 at 4:24 pm:

I really like your message. The different languages are cool, but your overall language choices are bit cliché. I think what you're trying to say is really important, and adding fresh lines, describing the images in ways no ones described them before would really make your poem more powerful. Really excellent point though, and I don't agree--gratitude is extemely important and very undervalued. 

Looking at your different poems, you may also like my poem But First You Have T... (more »)

 
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