Thanksgiving Time


Thanksgiving is a time

For the gathering of family and friends

For holding hands

And saying prayers


Thanksgiving is a time

For counting blessings

And sharing smiles

By candlelit dinner tables


Thanksgiving is a time

When we reflect

Remembering those who are not with us

Knowing that they are still among us


Thanksgiving is a time

For saying prayers

And praising the Lord

For hugs and great big kisses


Thanksgiving is the time

To extend friendly hands

Symbolically through the cyber world

And saying thank you for being there friends


Thanksgiving is a time

So wonderful indeed

With warm smiles

Passed along from one to another


Thanksgiving is a time

That’s a joy for young and old

A time to be with one another

And thank our lucky stars


Thanksgiving is a time

For loving, giving and passing kindness along

For saying I love you

One and all


Happy, happy Thanksgiving!

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mollymeadows 4 years ago from The Shire

Happy Thanksgiving, Gypsy! And thanks for this beautiful reminder of all the things we have to be thankful for. :-)


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wetnosedogs 4 years ago from Alabama

You said it all and so right. Happy Thanksgiving!

Sharing this.


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xstatic 4 years ago from Eugene, Oregon

Beautifully said Gypsy! And a very Happy one to you as well!


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Perspycacious 4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

Nicely done....and I would expect nothing less from you. Happy Thanksgiving 2012.


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billybuc 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

The last line is my favorite....say I love you often....Happy Thanksgiving my friend!


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jhamann 4 years ago from Reno NV

Well said, cheers on this Thanksgiving! Jamie


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tobusiness 4 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

Gypsy, beautifully said, and a happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.


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Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

Gypsy, this is so very beautiful and, yes, it is a time for all of that indeed.

I give thanks for your friendship and I am so blessed to know you via HubPages and love to read your writing, so very gifted by God above.

God bless. Happy Thanksgiving. In His Love Always, Faith Reaper


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia Author

This is for all of you. Thank you so much for your wonderful comments. Thanks for the share wetnosedogs. Much appreciated and I sure hope you all have a great Thanksgiving. Surrounded by family and friends. Hugs and God bless.


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shiningirisheyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

Happy Thanksgiving my wonderful friends.

I hope your day is full of joy!


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia Author

Thank you so much Beckie and hope your having a great Thanksgiving. Hugs.


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mary615 4 years ago from Florida

You are such a sweet, dear Hubber to remember all of us on this Thanksgiving Day!

I hope your day is a wonderful one for you, too. I intend to eat until I am sick!


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kashmir56 4 years ago from Massachusetts

Beautiful poem and so well said, loved it ! Happy Thanksgiving !


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jonmcclusk 4 years ago from Cinnaminson, New Jersey

Happy Thanksgiving, Gypsy Rose Lee, and I hope all is well.


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rajan jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

Beautiful poem and Happy Thanksgiving. Voted up, beautiful and shared.


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rcrumple 4 years ago from Kentucky

Rasma - Really a beautiful poem! And not once did you make mention that it was a "prep" day for Black Friday! Amazing how things seem so much better without that! Great Job!


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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year. Your poem relates that so very well. Thank you..Hugs from your cyberfriend.


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MartieCoetser 4 years ago from South Africa

Gypsy, I believe you've had a marvelous Thanksgiving Day. This poem describe the meaning of this day perfectly. Rather count our blessings than mourn what brought us sorrow :)


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia Author

Thank you so much one and all. Glad you like my poem. Sure hope you all had a great Thanksgiving and stuffed yourselves as much as the turkey. God bless and hugs.

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