The traditional thanksgiving turkey


Bought it at the store

A couple days before-

A big one, per usual,

For to-day's gathering

Of a scattered family

With robust appetite.

Feed up, my dearest,

You'll need the protein

For what's to come...

Premonitions fuming,

Kindle your courage!!

What matters mostly?

Prophetic pilgrimage-


Author's Notes/Comments: 

Mind your step now, them rattlers like to strike

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The sublime terror and

The sublime terror and anticipation! That 50/50 chance of it going either way, nothing like that swell at landings, entrances, vestibules, doorways and archways and doorsteps. 

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