[Dixielandjazz] Happy Thanksgiving poem (No Musical Content)

dingle dingle at baldwin-net.com
Mon Nov 22 10:54:38 PST 2004

Kaye Wade wrote:

>'Twas the Night of Thanksgiving
>'Twas the night of Thanksgiving, But I just couldn't
> I tried counting backwards, I tried counting sheep.
>The leftovers beckoned - The dark meat and white
>But I fought the temptation With all of my might.
>Tossing and turning with anticipation
>The thought of a snack became infatuation.
>So, I raced to the kitchen, flung open the door
>And gazed at the fridge, full of goodies galore.
> I gobbled up turkey and buttered potatoes,
>Pickles and carrots, beans and tomatoes.
>I felt myself swelling so plump and so round,
> 'Til all of a sudden, I rose off the ground.
>I crashed through the ceiling, floating into the sky
>With a mouthful of pudding and a handful of pie.
> But, I managed to yell as I soared past the
> Happy eating to all - Pass the cranberries, please.
>May your stuffing be tasty, May your turkey be
>May your potatoes 'n gravy Have nary a lump,
>May your yams be delicious May your pies take the
>May your Thanksgiving dinner Stay off of your
>Kaye Wade
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And there's all those leftovers.

"What are leftovers?" - Garfield

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