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I'm a Turkey
by Shane P Ward

Tuesday, November 02, 2004
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A silly poem with a 'seasonal' flavour. Don't forget to check out the other festive poems in my list.


I'm a Turkey right? What's all the fuss with holidays?
I've seen my friends go one by one. A parting of the ways
It always seems to be when humans celebrate events
That's when my friends all disappear. It doesn't make much sense.

Now Turkey's have quite simple needs, like food and sleep and sex.
Why is it some get nervous of the word that starts with X?
It's on a bit of paper hanging loosely on the wall
A bright red circle round it, like the word - I think it's 'Fall'.

...The conclusion to this poem is among one of 100 poems in Shane P Ward's compilation, LOL Poems (Poems that will make you Laugh Out Loud). Available through Synergebooks from Christmas 2012. See http://www.shaneward.co.uk/Books.html 
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Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 11/4/2009
Shane! This is a wonderfully sick bit of humor! Love it. Patrick
Reviewed by Keith Rowley 11/25/2007
Shane,
With a few cleverly penned words from the inside of a turkey's head, you've brightened my day. Excellent humor.

Keith
Reviewed by Kathy Armijo 11/19/2007
A turkey's perspective on the holidays. Truly one of today's bright spots after going shopping for Thanksgiving. Too cute.

God bless you and have a blessed Thanksgiving. Kathy
Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 11/18/2007
Poor Turkey!
Oh well I can only hope....Read my take on The Turkey's revolt LOL. And as we say here concerning our Chickens...May they turn into EMU's and Kick your dunny door in haha.

Ch'erie
Downunder
Vego and Turkey Activist
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 11/15/2007
Poor turkeys get no respect. LOL Well done, Shane.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.

LOL . Rebecca's comment :)
Reviewed by Rebecca Lerwill 11/11/2007
whopps, there goes the pecker.. LOL
Nice work
R~
Reviewed by John Linville (Reader) 10/30/2007
I don't know how it's rude, I thought it was cute.
Reviewed by uma ramrakha 7/24/2007
rude
Reviewed by Todd-Michael St. Pierre 11/20/2006
Very enjoyable poem... at least the poor thing gets to see snow before they behead him... :-( Keep up the good work!
Reviewed by Casey Harmon 11/12/2006
Funny! Very creative! Good work.
Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G 11/12/2006
YOur turkey humor just sleighs me Shane! I love how creative you wrote this all out, the pangs of a Turkey friend...
Enjoy! Your holidays! REally Great Write - I'm impressed, right to the END!
Thanks for sharing this surviving story of a Holiday almost here! My writing friend~ - 1st time reading you too - Come check my heart OUT, and see if you like...
WArm HuGs, Sheee
Reviewed by CJ Heck 11/11/2006
Shane, this is so good. What a clever idea to tell it all from the turkey's perspective. You did a wonderful job with it.
Warmest regards,
CJ
Reviewed by Sue Hess 11/3/2004
i never thought of looking at it from the turkey's point of view. i guess i thought they all came from grocery freezers
Reviewed by Pier Tyler 11/2/2004
This is a splendid, humorous write. I like it Shane. It is about that time. Thanks for sharing this with us.

Hugs,
Pier Marie
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 11/2/2004
A gobblin' good write that ain't no turkey! Well done, Shane!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D



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