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Happy Thanksgiving

Updated on July 9, 2013
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I would like to give thanks today to all the people that I’ve come to know through HubPages. I've met so many wonderful people on this site since first joining a little over a year ago. This past year has flown by. I’ve made many new friends that I hope to meet face to face some day. This community is so full of supportive, helpful, caring, beautiful people to which I am so happy to be a part of. HubVille to me is like a second home that I have to visit daily to get my fix.

There are so many talented writers on this site and lately I’ve become overwhelmed trying to keep up with all the reading that I should be doing. I have to apologize for not reading everyone’s hubs of the people I follow, but there are not enough hours in the day to keep up.

Even though it’s Thanksgiving only in the U.S.A. this week, the following poem is for everyone here at HubPages.


Happy Thanksgiving From Me To You


I am thankful for all of you

All my new found friends

All the comments that you leave

All the encouragement you’ve given me


You’ve made me want to write everyday

Because of you, you’ve paved the way

To help me achieve what I’ve done

To make me what I’ve become


I’ve opened up past wounds

Through some of my poems

Inspiration came from you

From what you’ve written

It gave me courage

To let the words flow

To let the pain go


Without all of your support

These words wouldn’t have been written



HubPages is the place I begin my day

I wouldn’t have it any other way

When I sit down with coffee in hand

Checking the forums

I try to lend a hand

Then off I go to read new hubs

So many are filled with heartfelt love

For me this is Internet Paradise

You are all the spice of my life


Thank you all for everything

May everyone celebrating Thanksgiving Have a safe and happy long weekend

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      Susan Zutautas 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Sharyn, Thanks so much.

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      Sharon Smith 5 years ago from Northeast Ohio USA

      Ditto Susan,

      There are so many things to be thankful for here on HubPages. Thank you for your support too.

      Sharyn

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      Rebecca Mealey 5 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      I really want to quit the day job and burn my eyes out on Hubs but can't yet!

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      Susan Zutautas 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Sue,

      Thank you, so glad that you liked this. Some days when I shut off the computer my poor old eyes are just a burning from reading so many hubs.

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      Sueswan 5 years ago

      Hi Susan,

      This is a beautiful tribute. I too am thankful for the beautiful, caring and supportive people like you that I have met on hub pages.

      I have been overwhelmed with trying to keep up with reading the hubs of those I follow.

      I have put that pressure on myself.

      I understand that my followers may not have time to read all my hubs so I am sure they will not take it personally if I don't read all of their hubs. After all, there is only 24 hours in a day. :-)

      Voted up, up and away!

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      Daffy Duck 5 years ago from Cornelius, Oregon

      WHat a wonderful poem! It's nice to hear people saying positive things and how those things affect people. This is one of the few places that I've found that has this quality.

      THX for joining hubpages.

      Happy holidays and warm wishes Just Ask Susan........:)

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      Susan Zutautas 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Thank you Everyone for all of your comments and wishes.

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      Stacy Harris 5 years ago from Hemet, Ca

      I feel the same way! There are so many wonderful people here this really is my home away from home. I can't wait to come here and get my fix. Glad to have gotten to know you through this wonderful site!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Loved your poem Susan. Thank you for posting fan mail to me today, it made my day. To explain the picture, my Son has been home for a few days and took pictures, so i decided to shake the braid for an older version of me. HaHa.... Happy Thanksgiving Day to you and yours..Cheers

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      A beautiful poem Susan, I echo all that you have said, what wonderful friends we have here, how precious those comments are and finding yourself writing about things you never thought you would, yes hubpages is quite a place and all the better for you being here!

      Happy Thanksgiving, Best wishes MM

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      James W. Nelson 5 years ago from eastern North Dakota

      Really great to have met you too, Susan, you are a beautiful person!

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      Rosemary Sadler 5 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      What a beautiful heartfelt poem for all of your friends here on hubpages. You too have encouraged and supported others. I remember you were the first to post when I was going through a bad time, so thank you dear friend.

      Although we don't celebrate thanksgiving here, I wish you a happy and contented day.

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      b. Malin 5 years ago

      Beautiful Susan and so Heartfelt by all. The Friends on Hub Pages are Truly the Best, and Caring...They Bond us all together. A Very Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours... and all my Dear Hub Friends!

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      Carolee Samuda 5 years ago from Jamaica

      This is lovely Susan.

      Thanks Giving is not a Jamaican Tradition but there are those that have lived in the UK or US that celebrate it. I do love turkey though.

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      Don A. Hoglund 5 years ago from Wisconsin Rapids

      I also have trouble keeping up at least if I want to write anything myself.You've done well.

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      Austinstar 5 years ago from Somewhere in the universe

      Ahh, this is a fun and happy place for writers. I hope it remains so and I'm thankful for all the friends that live here!

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      Helen Murphy Howell 5 years ago from Fife, Scotland

      A really beautiful poem Susan and I think it captures so well the gratitude and feelings of many hubbers for the friendship and support they receive on this site.

      I've been here just over a year as well now - and you're right, it has just flown in. I think an old saying is so true -'time flies when you are enjoying yourself'.

      I think one thing that your poem reflects on that touched me the most, is that Hubbers do give you the confidence to go ahead and write things that, on other sites, you just wouldn't do. And yes, that does make it an 'internet paradise'!

      A beautiful hub, a beautiful poem. Voted up + awesome.

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      Kelly Umphenour 5 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      I just got my notification of this as a new hub. So, I'm late to the party as usual! Lol.

      Ditto Susan - I do the same things, as you know! And a special shout out to you for all the help you give to fellow hubbers:)

      Happy Thanksgiving! You deserve the best!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you Susan and wishing you too the same!

      I agree Hubpages has become a part of my life and 'cause of such interesting hubs from my fellow hubbers that I hardly go to Facebook to connect with my old friends...lol

      Cheers!

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      time2rite 5 years ago

      Thank you too, Susan! I have also found Hub Pages to be just what I've been looking for and a place to express myself through my writing. Thank you for sharing this beautiful poem with us and I hope you have a wonderful and very Happy Thanksgiving too! Also, Happy Hubbing!!

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      Joan Whetzel 5 years ago

      happpy thanksgiving to you too.

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      meganlsmith3 5 years ago from Texas

      What a nice hub. I have only been on hubpages for 2 days, but I agree that the people on here are wonderfully supportive. Thanks for your support and Happy Thanksgiving!

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      Rebecca Mealey 5 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      Thank YOU Susan for welcoming me so warmly to HubPages. Your warmth radiates through CyberSpace my Friend.

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      Susan Zutautas 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Thank you everyone!

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      Brenda Barnes 5 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

      Ah thank you very much. I shall think of you on Thanksgiving. Let's be honest. I shall most likely be on HP. sigh

      You are very kind and loving to write this for us all.

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      Pamela Oglesby 5 years ago from United States

      Thank you for writing such a beautiful hub and the people are what makes Hubpages special. I loved your poem.

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      Shandria yanay Ball 5 years ago from Anniston

      happy thanksgiving and awesome hub!

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      drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

      Thank you, Susan. It's mutual you know. Happy holidays.

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      Cynthia B Turner 5 years ago from Georgia

      Very nice poem. There are indeed a lot of wonderful writers on Hubpages. I, too am happy to have found it. Happy Thanksgiving.

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      Wayne Brown 5 years ago from Texas

      You do your part to make our day as well, Susan. Thanks much for being a friend! WB

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      L-Crist 5 years ago from Arizona

      Very sweet! You were one of the first to write to and welcome me. :) I'm brand-new here...I think it's been 9 days. Happy Thanksgiving to you, too!

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      Lee Foster 5 years ago from USA

      Very nice poem and Happy Thanksgiving to you :)

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      Deborah Neyens 5 years ago from Iowa

      Happy Thanksgiving to you, too! : )

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      Christina Lornemark 5 years ago from Sweden

      I wish you a happy Thanksgiving too, Susan! You are one of those special hubbers that make hub pages to such a great place to be! This is a lovely poem and warmhearted!

      Tina

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      NMLady 5 years ago from New Mexico & Arizona

      Aww...back at you!

      Great karma!

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      Ghaelach 5 years ago

      Hi Susan.

      A lovely poem, but then i wouldn't expect any thing different from you.

      Your hubs are excellent and your comments to all are from the heart.

      You where the person the answered my first question on hub pages 11 months ago.

      I thank you and all, and to my American friends have a nice Thanksgiving.

      LOL Ghaelach

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      Pete Fanning 5 years ago from Virginia

      Great job as usual, Happy Thanksgiving!

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      FloraBreenRobison 5 years ago

      This is lovely, Susan. I too have met wonderful new friends in the nearly 6 months (Dec.7th) since I've been here-including you. I have American relatives, so I'll probably mark Thursday in some way.

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Beautiful poem from an awesome hubber and friend! I'm thankful for you :)

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      Brandon Lobo 5 years ago

      Oh :) Am i one of the people?

      Whether or not I'm one, I wish you a happy thanksgiving as well :)

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