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i'm thankful...
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

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what am i thankful for?

i'm thankful for all this bounty i'm about to eat
i wish i could share some with the homeless on the street

i'm thankful for my job--have extra money to spend
with times like they are, i wish i could help all my friends

i'm thankful i woke up this morning, alive and well
others aren't as fortunate--they're going through pure hell

i'm thankful i live in america and i'm free
while so many others face nothing but misery

i'm thankful for this Gift God has allowed me to share
let some of my words be an answer to someone's prayer

i'm thankful for all the blessings that i have received
be with those that are missing someone they love, who grieve

i'm thankful for the nice weather--it could be much worse
(wintertime in texas can be awfully diverse)

i'm thankful for my twin sister, who now lives with me
i'm grateful for the love i have with my family

i'm thankful for all of the friends i've made at author's den
bless them with a great thanksgiving is my prayer--AMEN!! :)
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(((HUGS))) and happy thanksgiving to each of you!

enjoy the food...some don't have enough to eat
enjoy your families...some don't have families
enjoy your friends...some are by themselves, lonely
enjoy your health...it can be taken from you in an instant
and be thankful...that it's not you.

love,

karla. :)

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Reviewed by Victoria Murray 11/30/2002
What a lovely way to give thanks, Karla!

Hugs,
Victoria
Reviewed by Sanil nath (Reader) 11/30/2002
U must always be thankful to someone, that is the almighty for giving u a wonderful life ...

Keep smiling and take care ...
Reviewed by Susan Wiener (Reader) 11/28/2002
beatufiul write, Karla. Just love your warm, loving style of poetry.

best always, susie
Reviewed by Calendula Petal (Reader) 11/28/2002
you are so right, its good to be reminded that we among the lucky ones.
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 11/28/2002
I am thankful that I only have to eat Turkey once a year. I eat crow everyday and I'm sick of bird.
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 11/27/2002
Excellent Write I am thankful for many of the same things! Have a very Happy Thanksgiving, hugz to you and Karen, your Friend In Cali
~~michelle~
Reviewed by jude forese 11/27/2002
i'm just thankful i'm still alive...
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 11/27/2002
:) Amen....

(((Hugs))) Karla, to all of you in your diverse and lovely family!
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 11/27/2002
I'm thankful you posted this
Happy Thanksgiving!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 11/27/2002
Wonderful write Karla...thanks for reminding us. Happy Thanksgiving Day to you and blessings too!;-)
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 11/27/2002
Yes! Yes! Great things to be thankful for! Excellent write Karla!!!!!

Sandie Angel :o) / May Lu $*_*$
Reviewed by Nia Rose 11/27/2002
Excellent! I'm thankful I read this piece. Wonderful, absolutely wonderful!
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