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Ribbons, bows, branches and lights
tables trimmed with brimming bowls
laughter, carols, candles and sites
fresh friends hugging seasoned souls

gathered to celebrate the 25th day
of the 12th month of our annual clocks.
Some flocked with festive displays
others sparkle with seasonal frocks.

Regardless of place or attire
may you…

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What one tradition on Thanksgiving do
you favor with fervor, craft with care?
Cooking? Eating? Time with those you
favor with fervor, laugh with flair?

What one person on Thanksgiving do
you savor their spirit, sincerely love?
Who favors you with fervor through
the decades, their deeds, so proud of

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Image by Jacquie Lawson Cards

May flights of fancy
on trick or treat day
animate us so we can see
free of spooks witch weigh

our spirits; scares us so
we bury our dreams, hope fades
with trite tasks, the status quo.
On All Hallows’ Eve feel the sway

between habits and cares if you…

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Jul 3, 2022

Image by Ryan McGuire edit by Soul Dancer

Divide and conquer an ancient tool
used by forces to trigger tools
to mete out fear one soul at a time
laughing at cannibals as they find

more people or power to sate greed
bound by resources yet infinite need.
Never rested yet willing to fight
until the day arrives when we unite…

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