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American Life in Poetry: Thanksgiving

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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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