American Life in Poetry: Thanksgiving
Here's a poem for this season by Tim Nolan, of Minnesota. Once we begin to be thankful for things, there are more and more things to be thankful for.
Thanks for the Italian chestnuts--with their
tough shells--the smooth chocolaty
skin of them--thanks for the boiling water--
itself a miracle and a mystery--
thanks for the seasoned sauce pan
and the old wooden spoon--and all
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