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Linda M Hill

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Popular Poetry (Holiday: Thanksgiving)
  1.  THANKS in THANKSGIVING TOP TEN
  2.  Thanksgiving 2014



Thanksgiving Love
by Linda M Hill

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

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Sitting on my porch , Theres so much
I can see..
So much heartache all around staring
back at me.
Across the road I see a man struggling
with his cane..
He's only blind , though I have heard
folks call him insane.
Down the road a homeless woman
searching through the trash bin..
Worn shoes on her feet..no coat to
warm her skin.
Theres a widowed lady and her grandson..
living across the way.
With a broken heart she stumbles
through her empty days.
There's a sad little boy sitting in an
orphanage all alone..
No Mommy or Daddy .. no one to
call his own.
Sad and lonely people...with such
shattered and broken hearts..
Open and wounded , showing all
the cutting jagged parts.

Thanksgiving feast before me, such an
elaborate table set..
Why should I spend Thanksgiving alone..
when these friends I have met?
Across me at the table..and old man
who cannot see..
With a smile on his face, he balances
his cane on his knee.
Beside him is the widowed lady and
her grandsons here too..
Theres a gleam in her eye that shines
like the dew.
Across her sits a lady with a new coat
hung on her chair..
Warm shoes on her feet, she didn't
know anyone cared.
Beside her sits a little boy with a tear
on his face..
Happiness shines in his heart...he bows
his head for grace.
Amidst the turkey and the ham, and the
stuffing galore..
They thanked the Lord for a Thanksgiving
as they'd never had before.

Who can you help this Thanksgiving? You
can make it better......for someone.....


Linda Hill 2002


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Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 12/2/2002
how thankful i am to have what i already do! i have so much to offer to the lord and to others, and i have been blessed abundantly by my lord and saviour, jesus christ! i may have my problems, but there are many who have it far worse than me; and i am thankful for what i ALREADY have! and i am thankful for authorsden and all of my wonderful friends here! god bless you, linda, and god bless each and every one here at ad!! love, your friend, karen lynn. (((HUGS))) and >tears <
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 11/29/2002
Absolutely gorgeous, Linda...compassion epitomized.
Reviewed by jude forese 11/28/2002
philanthropic feelings from a kind heart...
Reviewed by Drkman (Reader) 11/28/2002
Linda
What a wonderful reminder to us all. That here in this time of plenty and then some that we should reach out to those less fortunate. Thanx for sharing this
Drkman
Reviewed by Sanilnath 11/28/2002
Wonderful write ....

Sorry u had to do it again .. Didnt understand why u did it ...

Are u afraid of someone ?
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 11/28/2002
11-27-02

Linda__ Truly You Are Blessed...

TRASK
Reviewed by Alexander Shaumyan (Reader) 11/27/2002
Sometimes we need holidays to remind us of what's important. Excellent.
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 11/27/2002
Linda, this was so beautiful, and I felt the sincerity. I am thankful for my family and friends, and that I have the ability to help those less fortunate. It only takes one little thing to light up a childs face...one little "Hello, how are you?" to a person. Just a second of giving to put a smile on their face.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 11/27/2002
Have a safe and enjoyable one Linda
Thanks for your compassion...
Reviewed by Sally Montoye (Reader) 11/27/2002
What a lovingly compassionate write. Well done!!
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 11/27/2002
Excellent write Linda! Everyday is Thanksgiving if we can help even one person to feel better, that way we can also feel better about ourselves.

A very thoughtful write, Linda!

Happy Thanksgiving To You and Your Family!

Sandie Angel :o) / May Lu $*_*$
Reviewed by William M. Sowman 11/27/2002
Remember what the Beatles said about it honey? "All the lonely people, where'd they all come from?' ... From all walks of life and states of existence. Some with nothing except what others provide on that special day of the year. You delineate this so well. Tell the story so beautifully. You understand and emphasize with others flight. I wish everyone did. This is so good an article. You ought to save it and the picture for every year at Thanksgiving. HAPY THANKSGIVING DEAR TO YOU AND ALL THE FAMILY. I want it to be filled with happiness and not strife. I will try to do better in the coming months, I promise you. Forgive me on this Thanksgiving day let the bells ring in your heart and let there be a twinkle in your eye. May your heart and soul rejoice. I love you. Bill xox
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 11/27/2002
*tears* i'm so thankful i read this...we are more blessed than others...LET THIS BE A CHALLENGE...share the blessings you receive with others that don't have it as good as you...this is absolutely heartbreaking and true! WELL DONE, linda...happy thanksgiving...you've blessed me with your words...(((HUGS))) and love, karla. :(
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