Giving Thanks Through Haiku

17 syllables of gratitude from the Kalypso family

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Kirk Meadows

Thanksgiving comes and

I overeat, then football.

Thank the Lord for Tums!

 

Scott Siegel

Though not a great band,

“What a lucky man he was”

lyric says it all.

 

Bill Poston

Gratitude and pride

Progeny all around me

I fight swelling tears

 

Prem Chandrasekaran

November at last,

No more election ads! Wait…

Christmas ad cycle.

 

Traci Stapleton

It all looked so great

With all the food on my plate

Asleep on the couch

 

Jenna Dudevoir

Thirty-three years old

Place card at the kids' table

Sigh, millennials

 

George Young

Give thanks every day

Not just when there's a turkey

And you'll be happy

 

Megan Creason

First, you eat turkey

Then, sample every pie

Last, hide leftovers

 

Jamie Lahiere

As cold fronts blow through

The white girl cravings kick in

Pumpkin spice lattes

 

Mike Mood

Stuffed with turkey

Family plops on the couch

Football therapy

 

Kasey Durbin

Gobble, gobble, gob

Gobble, gobble, gobble, gob

Were the bird's last words

 

Lauren Craig

Thanksgiving this week

Stuffing you with stuffing

Time for your fat pants

 

Steve Hurst

Mom’s hitting the sauce

Not cranberry, the Russian kind

Oh, unconditional love

 

Reagan Pugh

I don’t like okra

I don’t like stuffing either

Still at kids' table

 

Vesy Ivanova

Sitting on the couch

Old lady sitting beside me

Might be related

 

Amy Kenly

“Mommy what’s that thing?”

“It’s a raw turkey, honey.”

“Can I have hot dogs?”

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